Convocation will be held at 12:30 p.m. in the Main Theater.
Johnson said bringing together students, staff, faculty and the community at one event to kick-off the new academic year helps formally welcome students to the company of scholars.
"It affirms the responsibility we have to educate and prepare our students and makes clear the expectations we have of them," he said.
Interim President Jim Keller said the ceremony will give the public a chance to interact with the college and learn more about Cañada's rich academic history and educational offerings.
"We want people to understand that Cañada is their college," he said.
The ceremony is open to everyone. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Maggie Souza at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (650) 306-3238.