Utah Valley University Freshman Convocation 2024

calendar icon August 19

Event Details

Event Info: Starting college is a big deal! Freshman Convocation is a warm Wolverine welcome that you don't want to miss!

All first-time, first-year students attending UVU campus for the first time in summer or fall 2024 need to attend.

  • Freshman Convocation @ 6 PM
  • Following the event: Freshman Family BBQ
    You're not the only one invited to Freshman Convocation! We consider your family members to be new Wolverines, too, and we want them to attend with you. The Freshman Convocation program will be immediately followed by the BBQ outside the UCCU Center, catered by Wallaby's Smokehouse. You and your family will all receive a FREE and delicious dinner!

*No tickets required but please visit the UVU Freshman Convocation webpage to RSVP!

Over 5,000 Wolverines and family members attend Freshman Convocation. Check out these important campus access and parking instructions before you head over to the event! Click HERE.


August 19, 2022
Event Starts:
6 PM
Doors Open:
5 PM
Important Info

COVID-19 Health & Safety Protocol

Utah Valley University and the UCCU Center consider the health and safety of our guests, fans, partners, and staff our top priority. If you are experiencing the symptoms of illness you should stay home. In accordance with CDC and Utah Health Department guidelines we recommend wearing a mask and washing your hands frequently. 

*Information on this page is subject to change at any time.

Directions, Parking and Transportation

The UCCU Center is located in the heart of Utah County in the city of Orem on the campus of Utah Valley University. Just off Interstate-15 on exit 269 (University Parkway). Guests are permitted to park in parking lots L3, L5, L8, L14 and W1. Please review our parking guide for more information and maps.

Prohibited Items

For the comfort and safety of all, the following items are not permitted inside the arena:

  • Alcohol
  • Aluminum cans, thermoses, and glass bottles
  • Artificial noisemakers, airhorns, and whistles
  • Beach balls, frisbees, bats, clubs or any projectile
  • Clothing or signs displaying explicit language, profanity, or derogatory characterization toward any person(s)
  • Coolers and ice chests
  • Cameras and audio recording devices
  • Drones
  • Face coverings (masks that cover more than just the mouth and nose)
  • Fireworks, lighters and vapes
  • Illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • Large stadium seats or camp chairs
  • Laser Pens/Pointers
  • Personal heaters
  • Poles, selfie-sticks, tripods, and monopods
  • Weapons* (knives, pepper spray, mace, chains, spiked bracelets, brass knuckles, etc)
        *Except as expressly permitted by Utah State Law and Utah Valley University

All permissible bags are subject to search. The UCCU Center reserves the right to inspect and remove any packages or items that are not permissible in the venue. UCCU Center Management reserves the right to prohibit any other item(s) as deemed necessary.