Monday, Aug. 26
First Congregational Church & CCAD's Quad
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
CCAD welcomes first-year and transfer students at Convocation on Monday, Aug. 26, at 11 a.m. at First Congregational Church. The event will include a welcome from President Melanie Corn, words from Wexner Center for the Arts residency award winner Sharon Udoh (Counterfeit Madison), as well as remarks from Student Government Association President Alex Braughton (Fashion Design, 2020), and from Provost Dona Lantz. At 11:45 a.m., CCAD students, faculty, and staff will line up along Gay Street to cheer on the new students in a bagpipe-led recessional.
Classes will pause at 10:15 a.m. to provide the CCAD community with time to attend Convocation and related events. Returning students, faculty, and staff can picnic on the Quad beginning at 10:30 a.m. First-year and transfer students can join them following the recessional. Classes will resume at 12:30 p.m.