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Fall 2020 Matriculation Convocation

Join us as we welcome and celebrate the class of 2024 in BSU’s first-ever virtual convocation ceremony to kick off the academic year.

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, 9 a.m.

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Bowie State University traditionally holds two convocations annually as the official opening of the academic year to welcome new students in September and the launch of the university's celebration of Black History Month in February.

Fall Freshman Matriculation Convocation

The Fall Freshman Matriculation Convocation celebrates new students' enrollment at Bowie State University and the start of their journey to graduation. Members of the new class of freshman students are required to attend.

Spring Black History Month Convocation

This ceremony officially kicks off the spring semester and the campus-wide celebration of the Black History Month.