Parents and guests of incoming first-year or transfer students are invited to attend Opening Convocation on August 22, 2021 in McFarlin Auditorium. Tickets are not required to attend the ceremony.
Doors to McFarlin open at 4:40 p.m. Guests are encouraged to be seated by 4:50 p.m. to see their students process into the auditorium. Masks are required. Families and guests unable to attend Opening Convocation may watch the livestream of the ceremony at smu.edu/live.
Parking is free and available in Daniel, Airline, and Meadows Parking Centers near McFarlin Auditorium.