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First-Year Convocation

First-Year Convocation is a long-standing university tradition that is held on or before the first day of classes of the fall semester. It is the official start of the academic year, and the welcoming of the incoming class to Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar.

Following Carnegie Mellon Qatar’s long-standing tradition, the Class of 2026 is presented with a tile engraved with their graduation year. The tile will be installed in the walkway of the CMU-Q building when the class graduates in 2026.

This year’s event will take place on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at 6:30 p.m..

  • 6:30 p.m. Ceremony begins
  • Welcome by Yahya Elkhatib, Student Majlis President
  • Video remarks by Michael Trick, Dean
  • Student reflection by Aldana Aldisi
  • Tile presentation
  • Closing remarks by Dudley Reynolds, Senior Associate Dean, Education
  • Recessional
  • 7:00 p.m. End of program

 

Student RSVP

 

 

First-Year Convocation Ceremony: 

You are invited to the First-Year Convocation Ceremony for the Class of 2026.

The ceremony will take place Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.

Click here to watch the livestream!

For more information regarding Convocation, please contact mpr@qatar.cmu.edu

 

New Family Welcome: 

Parents and family members are invited to attend an in-person information session to learn more about Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar and what students can expect during the upcoming academic year. The New Family Welcome will take place Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, Education City.  

*The information session is only for parents and family members of incoming first-year students.

Click here to watch the livestream!

 

For more information regarding the New Family Welcome, please contact Nancy Lacson: nlacson@qatar.cmu.edu.