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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

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


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

Regalia pick-up - Students who did not pick up regalia as scheduled on April 17th and 18th must come to Suite E1002 to pick up by April 28. E1002 is open Monday - Friday from 8AM -4PM.

Questions regarding regalia can be sent to .

Students who may need to provide a certified letter to request that immediate family residing outside of the U.S. 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

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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