Convocation 2021 - Monday, August 30

University of Pennsylvania Convocation 2021

Welcome to the University of Pennsylvania!

President Gutmann and Interim Provost Winkelstein hosted the Convocation Ceremony on Monday, August 30, 7:00 p.m. at Blanche P. Levy Park at the College Hall Green. This ceremony is Penn's traditional welcome to the Class of 2025 and new transfer students as they join the Penn community, with remarks and musical performances.

A video of the ceremony is available on YouTube: Penn Convocation 2021.


Please note that masks will be required.  Also, please see the updated University guidelines related to special events and gatherings as of 8/18. Based on the revised guidelines, by RSVPing to University sponsored events, you attest to being fully vaccinated.


2020 Convocation - Monday, August 31, 2020

President Gutmann and Provost Pritchett hosted the Convocation Ceremony for the Class of 2024 on Monday, August 31, 2020. Online ceremony and program are available below.


If you are unable to access the ceremony on this page, please go to the University of Pennsylvania YouTube channel. If you have trouble accessing the content of the web page please contact the