Location: Exactech Arena
Doors Open: 8 am
Convocation is the official welcome into the Gator Community. This formal ceremony is the only time that the Class of 2023 will be together in one location!
Attendance at new student convocation is required for all Summer B and Fall admitted first-year students. This includes students who recently graduated from high school with their AA degree.
- Gates: Enter through Gate 1. This will be the only open gate.
- Camera Policy: Small personal cameras are allowed. No professional cameras and NO DETACHABLE LENSES. The use of a flash is also prohibited.
- Video/Audio Recording Policy: Video and audio recording is not allowed
- Concession Information: Available throughout locations on concourse level
- Disabled Patron Services: Accessibility Information
- Security: See the Security Policies listed here »
- Prohibited Items: Please see above security link
- Parking: Parking restrictions are lifted beginning at 3:30 pm Monday thru Friday. It is open parking past 3:30 pm on these days. Please be advised that the only General Public parking near the O’Connell Center will be in the O’Connell Center parking garage as well as the lot. Parking is first come, first serve. For more information on locations, please refer to our Parking Information page.
- Directions: Map and Driving Directions »