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Academic Convocation scheduled Aug. 22

YES, I'm attending BUT I do not need to order regalia.

Take 58 minutes to help the newest faces at NIU to embrace the community and honor the traditions.

Faculty and staff are invited to join President John G. Peters at the Fall 2008 Academic Convocation, scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, in the NIU Convocation Center. Regalia and assembly begins at 10:30 a.m.

Academic Convocation is the formal ceremony to officially welcome and celebrate incoming NIU students. Students will learn about the many academic opportunities and cultural traditions of NIU.

YES, I'm attending AND I need to order regalia.

Those who wish to participate (and have not sent an RSVP yet) should click on the appropriate button at right to confirm their attendance. The deadline to RSVP is Thursday, July 17.

For more information, contact Mary Spring, Office of Student Affairs, at or (815) 753-1573.