Graduation

Applying to Graduate:

Fall 2022 Graduation Filing Deadline: October 3, 2022

You must file for graduation through myASU or in the Graduation Office by October 3 in order for your name to appear in the Commencement Program ($50 filing fee and $25 for each additional concurrent degree). A late fee of $35 will apply if filing after the October 3 deadline. Please contact your Program Operations team for deadlines and instructions on when to complete your iPOS and application for graduation.


W. P. Carey Convocation Information:

W. P. Carey School of Business Fall 2022 Convocation
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
2:30 p.m.
Sun Devil Stadium

Convocation honors graduating W. P. Carey students. Graduates must arrive at the southeast entrance of Sun Devil Stadium at 1:00 p.m. to check-in and get their reader card. Stadium gates will open at 1:00 p.m. The ceremony is expected to last about two hours.

Guest tickets are NOT required for the W. P. Carey Convocation Ceremony or ASU Commencement. Other ceremonies may require tickets.

If you have family and friends who cannot attend the ceremony, they can watch it live (or recently recorded) at http://www.ustream.tv/asutv.


Ceremony Registration Instructions:

Once you apply for graduation, you must RSVP to attend convocation and/or commencement. In mid-October, the link to RSVP will become live on your MyASU page. Please note, the "Register for Ceremonies" link will not appear on your MyASU page until that designated time.

The deadline to RSVP is Monday, November 21 at 11:59 p.m.

How to RSVP for the W. P. Carey Convocation and/or University Commencement

  1. Go to the My Programs box on the right side of MyASU.
  2. Click on the "Graduation" tab.
  3. Click on "RSVP for Ceremonies."
  4. Follow the instructions to RSVP.

Returning Alumni from Spring/Fall 2020 and Spring 2021: We would love to see you back on campus to celebrate your accomplishment in person. Please email wpcarey.convocation@asu.edu for steps on how you can participate.

Other upcoming ceremonies:

Fall 2022 University Graduate Commencement

Monday, December 12, 2022
9:00 a.m.
Desert Financial Arena (Formerly Wells Fargo Arena)

Commencement is the official Arizona State University ceremony for graduates. All graduates are encouraged to attend this ceremony, and should plan to arrive by 8:00 a.m.

Fall 2022 Veterans Honor Stole Ceremony

Saturday, December 10, 2022
11:00 a.m.
Desert Financial Arena (Formerly Wells Fargo Arena)

At the end of each semester, the Pat Tillman Veterans Center and the ASU Alumni Association recognizes student veteran graduates with the Veterans Honor Stole Ceremony. Eligible students need to register for the ceremony in order to receive the stole. If you are unable to attend the Veterans Honor Stole Ceremony, eligible students can pick up their veteran stole at either ASU Graduate Commencement or the W. P. Carey Convocation ceremony. All veterans are welcome and encouraged to wear the stole for both ASU Graduate Commencement and the W. P. Carey Convocation ceremonies.

Questions? Please visit the FAQ page

Getting ready for graduation

Academic Recognition

Academic recognition is only granted to Beta Gamma Sigma members. If you are in the top 20 percent of your academic program, you will be notified in late spring by Beta Gamma Sigma, an international honor society serving business programs accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Beta Gamma Sigma aims to encourage and honor academic excellence of undergraduate and graduate business students.

Cap and Gown Order Information

Caps and gowns are required for all graduates attending any graduation ceremony.

Caps, gowns and personalized graduation announcements may be purchased online through Herff Jones.

Graduation Fair Dates

The Fall 2022 Grad Fair will be online and is the only time graduation packages will be discounted.

The Online Grad Fair will run from Friday, October 7 at 8:00 a.m. MST to Friday, October 21 at 8:00 p.m. MST. Keep an eye on your inbox on Friday, October 7 for the unique URL you will need to be able to access your discounted graduation packages.

If you are not able to make the Online Grad Fair, you can purchase your graduation package online before November 12. Please note, after the Grad Fair, graduation packages will be full price. After the Grad Fair, all four Sun Devil Campus Stores will have graduation products available for purchase until Graduation.

Flowers

Leis and bouquets will be sold at the convocation ceremony. Students and guests are encouraged to pre-order for pick up before the ceremony so they can wear their leis on stage and in pictures. Click here to access Graduation Day Flowers’ pre-order page.

Photo and Video

Grad Images, Inc. is the official photographer for our ceremony. All graduates are photographed twice. A proof sheet and price list will be mailed to each graduate approximately 10 days after the ceremony. In addition, an electronic order form will be emailed to the email address you used to RSVP.

Contact Grad Images at 1-800-261-2576 or service@gradimages.com

Parking

Lot 59 is available to the general public during the convocation ceremony. Additional parking is available in the Packard Drive South parking structure. More information about parking »

Food, Drink, and Clear Bag Policy

Concession stands will be open for guests on the main concourse. Food and beverages will not be allowed on the field. Sun Devil Stadium observes ASU’s clear bag policy for everyone (graduating students, parents, families, guests, faculty, staff, etc.). To view the policy and a list of both allowed and prohibited items, please click here.

How-To Videos (All Ceremonies)

How to Prepare for Convocation and Commencement:

Four easy steps to help get you ready for graduation:

How to wear your cap and gown:



Additional Resources

ASU Bookstores Graduation website  
480-965-7923

ASU Graduation Office  
480-965-3256

Office of University Ceremonies
480-965-3565

Academic Costume Code & Ceremony Guide  

Pre-order flowers for graduation day   


Contact Us

wpcarey.convocation@asu.edu