Convocation Schedule

Below is the schedule for Honors College Convocation 2023

8:15 - 10:00 am 

Student Check-in & Continental Breakfast, Verizon Ballroom Entrance in the Arkansas Union

Students and guests will bus from the Baum-Walker Stadium West Parking Lot to the Arkansas Union.

8:30 - 10:00 am

Information Fair, International Connections Lounge in the Arkansas Union

Students and guests can meet with representatives from UA academic colleges and campus offices.

10:00 - 10:30 am

Morning Session – The Honors College Experience, Verizon Ballroom in the Arkansas Union

Welcome from the Dean of the Honors College, Dr. Lynda Coon, Dean

Why the Honors College?, Dr. Michelle King, Associate Director

Logistics for the Day, Dr. Noah Pittman, Associate Dean of Enrollment

10:45 -  11:45 am

Academic College Showcases

College of Education & Health Professions, College of Engineering, Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences, Fay Jones School of Architecture + Design, Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences, and Sam M. Walton College of Business

11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Lunch, Gearhart Hall (Old Main Lawn Side)

1:00 - 2:15 pm

Afternoon Session - The Next Steps, Verizon Ballroom in the Arkansas Union

Student Panel

Applying to the Honors College, Dr. Noah Pittman, Associate Dean of Enrollment

Preparing a Competitive Fellowship/Scholarship Application, Dr. Suzanne McCray, Vice Provost of Enrollment Services & Dean of Admissions

2:15 pm

Official End of the Event

2:15 - 3:00 pm

OPTIONAL - Honors Residence Hall Open House, Hotz Honors Hall

2:45 pm

OPTIONAL - Campus Tours, Meet in front of Hotz Honors Hall at the South Entrance, facing the Northwest Quad