Note: Commencement and College Convocation times and locations are subject to change.
Graduation Filing Deadlines
You must file to graduate by the deadline in order for your name to
appear in the Commencement and Convocation program. Please visit the ASU Graduation Office for
more information about filing for graduation, diplomas, and other relevant
The University Commencement Ceremony is the campus-wide ceremony with
all colleges and all degree programs invited to participate. The President
of Arizona State University confers degrees upon graduating students
at this ceremony. For more information visit the ASU
Office of University Ceremonies web page.
Note: There is no longer an
ASU Commencement ceremony for summer graduates. Students graduating
in the summer can attend Spring or Fall Commencement and Convocation
College of Public Programs Convocation
Note: Effective Fall 2004,
students in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication, School of
Justice and Social Inquiry, and American Indian Studies will graduate through
the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
The Colleges Convocation ceremony individually recognizes undergraduate,
master, and doctoral degree candidates. Names are read as the graduates
cross the stage to receive congratulations from Dean Chapman and the
chair/director of their academic unit.
Who Can Participate?
All COPP students who have filed for graduation.
Students who have less than 12 credit hours to complete their degree
but have not filed to graduate. Please note that your name will not
appear in the Commencement/Convocation program until the semester you
Invitations are mailed to students who file for graduation by the
deadline. If you did not receive an invitation, please pick one up in
the Dean's Office, Wilson Hall Room 235.
Graduates must wear an official ASU cap and gown during the Commencement
and Convocation ceremonies. Tassels are worn on the left until the degrees
have been officially conferred. Please make cap and gown arrangements
with the ASU
Office (located in the Student Services Building: SSV 140) distributes Honor
cords when students apply for graduation.
Undergraduate and master diplomas are mailed approximately 10 weeks
after the end of the semester to the permanent address on file with
the Registrars Office.
Students Requiring Special Assistance
Please call the Deans Office, (480) 965-1034, to make the appropriate