Convocations

Each college holds convocations the day after commencement.  Each graduate is recognized by name and walks across the stage to receive their diploma cover. The college dean presides at convocation, and the ceremony lasts approximately 2 hours. Students who graduate in December are invited to attend the next April graduation ceremonies and those who graduate in June are invited to attend the August graduation ceremonies.

August Convocation Schedule - Friday, August 17, 2018

The Kennedy Center, Law School, and Religious Education will not be holding August convocations.

8:00 am Life Sciences Marriott Center
School of Education Smith Fieldhouse
Physical & Mathematical Sciences Wilkinson Student Center Ballroom
11:00 am Marriott School of Business Marriott Center
Engineering & Technology Smith Fieldhouse
Fine Arts & Communications deJong Concert Hall
Nursing JSB Auditorium
2:00 pm Humanities Marriott Center
5:00 pm Family Home and Social Sciences Marriott Center

Convocation Meeting Time and Place for Graduates

College

Meeting Place

Meeting Time

Education West Annex of Smith Fieldhouse 1 hour before
convocation
Ira A. Fulton College of
Engineering and Technology
West Annex of Smith Fieldhouse 45 minutes
before convocation
Family, Home,
and Social Sciences
Southeast corner of Marriott Center,
outside.
1 hour before
convocation
Fine Arts and
Communications
HFAC tunnel, located on the 2nd floor
in the north end of the building
45 minutes
before convocation
Humanities Southeast corner of the Marriott
Center across from the Bean
Museum and the Carillon Bell Tower
1 hour before
convocation
Life Sciences Marriott Center, outside the
southeast side to pick up name cards
and line up.
1 hour before
convocation
Marriott School of
Business
Marriott Center, outside the
southeast side to pick up name cards
and line up.
1 hour before
convocation
Nursing JSB lobby 1 hour before
convocation
Physical and
Mathematical Sciences
Garden Court of the Wilkinson
Student Center
30 minutes
before convocation