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Chancellor Mark Pagano encourages you to join him for Convocation, a UW Tacoma tradition that symbolizes the importance of university-community partnerships. Convocation is a traditional event to welcome students to university life.

Students, faculty and supporters will meet at the Grand Staircase for a brief welcome ceremony.  Following the ceremony, there will be a celebration with food, music, t-shirts plus a Community Fair featuring local businesses and non-profits. 

12:30 p.m.
Arrive at the Grand Staircase

12:30 - 1 p.m.
Student Welcome

1 - 3 p.m.
Community Fair and Student BBQ

Register Now!

Buy your BBQ ticket for just $10.  

If you have questions about Convocation please email eventuwt@uw.edu.