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Convocation 2017

2017 Ceremonies

The Public Health Convocation Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at the Royal Farms Arena at 3:00PM

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Visitor Information


Use Parking Panda or to pre-reserve your space for the event.

The University-wide Commencement Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 24 at the Royal Farms Arena at 1:30PM


All gradates participating in Convocation and/or Commencement are required to wear the appropriate cap, gown and hood for their degree.

Regalia can be ordered through Oak Hall Cap and Gown though March 17, 2017

Questions regarding regalia can be sent to .

Students who may need to provide a certified letter to ensure immediate family residing outside of the U.S. can attend the ceremonies, should complete the form found here.

2016-17 Conferral Dates

August 26, 2016 for Summer graduates
December 30, 2016 for Fall graduates
May 24, 2017 for Spring graduates

Spring 2017 Graduates

The Graduation Application for Spring 2017 is available in Self Service under Registration -> Program of Study Info.

The Spring application deadline is Friday, January 27, 2017

Graduating Student Check List:

Graduating students can find a list of adminstrative items they may need to close out before leaving campus on the Graduating Student Checklist 2016-17

2016 Ceremony Brochures

More Questions?

If you have additional questions, you can contact the Office of Records and Registration at

Ceremony Highlights


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