CLAS Convocation

December 15, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
SU South Ballroom

On behalf of the Colleges of Letters, Arts, and Science we are pleased to invite you and your family to our Convocation Recognition Ceremony on Friday, December 15, at 2 p.m. We mark this occasion to celebrate your achievement with your family and friends as well as your peers and faculty.

The ceremony will be held in the Student Union South Ballroom on the University of Arizona Campus.  It will include individual recognition of each attending graduate. We like showing a picture of each graduate on the screen as they walk up on stage.  If you would like to have your picture shown please send an appropriate digital image of yourself to by Monday, December 5th.

We would like to learn about your experience at the UA and what your plans are now that you are graduating.  Please take a few minutes to visit our exit survey at 

Photographs:  Grad Images will be at Convocation providing photographers this day.  To purchase photos contact Grad Images at or 800-628-4509.

To RSVP for the Pre-Commencement Convocation, click here: CONVOCATION RSVP

This event is free and guest tickets are not required.  Seating will be on a first come-first serve basis.  Please limit to 10 guests per graduate.


Guest Entrance will open at 1:30 p.m. on the north end of the ballroom through the Diamond Atrium (see map below).

Graduate check in for the ceremony will open at 12:30 p.m., on the South entrance of the Grand Ballroom (see map below).

Graduates must be checked in by 1:45 p.m.

Graduates are encouraged to wear their caps and gowns:

Colleges of Letters, Arts and Science tassels are at the UA Bookstore and are under Colleges of Letters.  The tassel color is silver.

Graduates and/or guests in need of special assistance/accommodations should contact the Disability Resource Center:

If you have any questions, please contact us at or call 621-7763.

The image below shows the check in location as well as the guest entrance:

Please plan for addition travel time due to heavy traffic in the University area.

Parking and Transportation Services provides complimentary parking for visitors attending Convocations on campus. For parking on campus:

Publish Date: 

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 8:45am