The UNM community welcomes new students and their families during Freshman Family Day and the Freshman Convocation Ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 22, at 4 p.m. in Popejoy Hall, UNM Center for the Arts. Students, family and friends are invited to a reception at the Student Union Building and outside near the Center for the Arts immediately following the ceremony.

The convocation schedule includes music, student performances, video presentations, remarks by student, faculty and parent representatives, and an appearance by Lobo Louie and Lobo Lucy. Provost Suzanne Ortega is master of ceremonies.

Other Freshman Family Day events include a class crawl starting at 5:30 p.m. on the Cornell Mall near the SUB and a Movie on the Field featuring "Iron Man 2" at 8 p.m. on lower Johnson Field.