MTSU Convocation

Sunday, August 21, 2022 | 1:00 p.m. | Murphy Center

Convocation marks the official opening of the academic year, and welcomes all new students to MTSU!  This event is an MTSU tradition and a must-attend for the entering Class of 2026. Convocation is hosted by President McPhee and Dr. Debra Sells, our vice president of student affairs. New students will take the True Blue Pledge, led by Student Government Association President Jada Powell.

Andrew Forshoefel

Our keynote speaker will be Mr. Andrew Forsthoefel, author of our summer reading book, “Walking to Listen.”

Read more about Author Andrew Forsthoefel!


The Convocation Ceremony, as well as Mr. Forsthoefel's presentation, can be viewed at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, on True Blue TV and MTSU’s Facebook and YouTube channels.

Contact New Student & Family Programs, KUC 326, 615-898-2454 with questions.