With the possibility of thunderstorms and lightning in the forecast during New Student Convocation on Aug. 20, Elon University will announce at 6 a.m. Saturday morning if the event will be moved to a rain location. 

In the event the rain plan is implemented, New Student Convocation will be moved from Under the Oaks to the Schar Center and will be a ticketed event. Each student will receive two tickets for family members. 

Vice President for Student Life Jon Dooley wrote in email to students, faculty and staff Aug. 19 that a decision will be made at 6 a.m. Saturday if the rain plan will be implemented.