2022 Ceremonies

For Future Graduates

Join us for Commencement on Friday, May 13, 2022. We also invite you to attend college-specific convocations, more information available below. Check back often for updates.

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Commencement is the university-wide celebration held in Arizona Stadium. Convocations are ceremonies in which students are acknowledged in a smaller setting, often by name.

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College Convocations

Convocations are events designed and coordinated by each individual school, department or college. Please note, these are separate from the University of Arizona's Commencement Ceremony and are not managed by our central office.

For specific questions regarding convocation ceremonies, please use the information below to find the appropriate college contact.

VETS CENTER GRADUATION CEREMONY

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Bruce Grissom 5/5/22, 2:00 pm SUMC, South Ballroom bgrissom@arizona.edu (520) 626-8380
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in 2nd Street Garage, immediately adjacent, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located along the traffic circle at the end of Mountain Avenue.

AASA-Black Baccalaureate and Awards Dinner

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Joshua Hamilton 5/6/22, 7:00 pm SUMC, Grand Ballroom hamiltonj@arizona.edu (520) 626-2660
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in 2nd Street Garage, immediately adjacent, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located along the traffic circle at the end of Mountain Avenue.

 


 

NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENT AFFAIRS

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Denise Morales 5/6/22, 2:00 pm SUMC, Grand Ballroom mordenise@arizona.edu (520) 621-3835
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in 2nd Street Garage, immediately adjacent, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located along the traffic circle at the end of Mountain Avenue.

AASA-Asian Pacific American Student Affairs

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Kenny Important 5/7/22, 6:00 pm SUMC, South Ballroom kimportante@arizona.edu (520) 621-3481
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in 2nd Street Garage, immediately adjacent, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located along the traffic circle at the end of Mountain Avenue.

 


 

LGBTQ Office-Rainbow Ceremony

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Earl Lee 5/7/22, 3:00 pm SUMC, Gallagher Theater earllee@arizona.edu (520) 621-7585
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in 2nd Street Garage, immediately adjacent, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located along the traffic circle at the end of Mountain Avenue.

ELLER MIS RECEPTION

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Erin Dietsche 5/10/22, 4:30 pm SUMC, Grand Ballroom erindietsche@arizona.edu (520) 626-8330
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in 2nd Street Garage, immediately adjacent, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located along the traffic circle at the end of Mountain Avenue.

Adalberto & Ana Guerrero Student Center

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Dominique Calza 5/11/22, 7:00 pm Centennial Hall calzad@arizona.edu (520) 621-5627
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in Tyndall Avenue Garage, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located in front of Centennial Hall on University Boulevard. Check with your student’s college to see if there will be a shuttle.

 


 

COM & GIDP Bioscience Graduate Programs

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Kate Quinlan 5/11/22, 7:00 pm SUMC, Grand Ballroom katieq@arizona.edu (520) 626-2898
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in 2nd Street Garage, immediately adjacent, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located along the traffic circle at the end of Mountain Avenue.

 


 

SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND HEARING SCIENCES

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Kim Sasser 5/11/22, 2:00 pm SUMC, Grand Ballroom ksasser@arizona.edu (520) 621-1644
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in 2nd Street Garage, immediately adjacent, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located along the traffic circle at the end of Mountain Avenue.

Arizona Athletics Student-Athlete Convocation

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Elizabeth Cavolo 5/12/22, 9:00 am McKale Memorial Center ecavolo@arizona.edu (520) 621-8461
Accessibility: information coming soon.

 


 

COLLEGE OF APPLIED SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Patrick Tortorici 5/12/22, TBD Sierra Vista ptortorici@arizona.edu (520) 626-2422
Accessibility: more information coming soon. 

 


 

CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Olivia Mendoza 5/12/22, 9:00 am SUMC, Grand Ballroom omendoza@arizona.edu (520) 621-3868
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in 2nd Street Garage, immediately adjacent, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located along the traffic circle at the end of Mountain Avenue.

 


 

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES (GRADUATE)

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
TJ Hill 5/12/22, 2:00 pm SUMC, North Ballroom tjhill@arizona.edu (520) 621-3139
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in 2nd Street Garage, immediately adjacent, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located along the traffic circle at the end of Mountain Avenue.

 


 

COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Jill Hall 5/12/22, 2:00 pm Centennial Hall ghall@arizona.edu (520) 621-0214
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in Tyndall Avenue Garage, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located in front of Centennial Hall on University Boulevard. Check with your student’s college to see if there will be a shuttle.

 


 

COLLEGE OF NURSING

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Ana Rodriguez 5/12/22, 9:00 am Centennial Hall anakrodriguez@arizona.edu (520) 626-3808
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in Tyndall Avenue Garage, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located in front of Centennial Hall on University Boulevard. Check with your student’s college to see if there will be a shuttle.

 


 

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Erin Deely 5/12/22, 7:00 pm McKale Memorial Center edeely@arizona.edu (520) 621-4090
Accessibility: more information coming soon.

 


 

ELLER COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT (GRADUATE)

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Kasey Barghout 5/12/22, 7:00 pm Centennial Hall kaseybarghout@arizona.edu (520) 621-2900
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in Tyndall Avenue Garage, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located in front of Centennial Hall on University Boulevard. Check with your student’s college to see if there will be a shuttle.

 


 

HONORS COLLEGE

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Olivia Fabian 5/12/22, 2:00 pm McKale Memorial Center ofabian@arizona.edu (520) 621-2228
Accessibility: more information coming soon.

 


 

 

WYANT COLLEGE OF OPTICAL SCIENCES

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Katherine Schumann 5/12/22, 2:00 pm SUMC, South Ballroom katschu@arizona.edu (520) 621-4111
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in 2nd Street Garage, immediately adjacent, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located along the traffic circle at the end of Mountain Avenue.

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Diana Wilson 5/13/22, 9:00 am Crowder Hall dwilson@arizona.edu (520) 621-5420
Accessibility: information coming soon.

 


 

BIOSYSTEMS ENGINEERING

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Aaron Tevik 5/13/22, 12:00 pm SUMC, Kachina Lounge atevik@arizona.edu (520) 621-3691
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in 2nd Street Garage, immediately adjacent, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located along the traffic circle at the end of Mountain Avenue.

 


 

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND LIFE SCIENCES

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Cecilia Mazon 5/13/22, 2:00 pm McKale Memorial Center cmazon@arizona.edu (520) 621-3613
Accessibility: more information coming soon.
 

 


 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Tracy Kenyon 5/13/22, 9:00 am McKale Memorial Center tekenyon@arizona.edu (520) 621-4750
Accessibility: more information coming soon.

 


 

COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Lindsay Shekleton-Clark 5/13/22, 2:00 pm Centennial Hall linds@arizona.edu (520) 621-1301
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in Tyndall Avenue Garage, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located in front of Centennial Hall on University Boulevard. Check with your student’s college to see if there will be a shuttle.

 


 

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES (UNDERGRADUATE)

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
TJ Hill 5/13/22, 9:00 am SUMC, Grand Ballroom tjhill@arizona.edu (520) 621-3139
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in 2nd Street Garage, immediately adjacent, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located along the traffic circle at the end of Mountain Avenue.

 


 

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
LuzMaria Hernandez 5/13/22, 9:00 am Centennial Hall lhernandez@arizona.edu (520) 626-4311
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in Tyndall Avenue Garage, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located in front of Centennial Hall on University Boulevard. Check with your student’s college to see if there will be a shuttle.

 


 

 

PHYSIOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Linda Baughn 5/13/22, 2:00 pm SUMC, South Ballroom baughn@arizona.edu (520) 621-4850
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in 2nd Street Garage, immediately adjacent, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located along the traffic circle at the end of Mountain Avenue.

CHEMICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Holly Altman 5/14/22, 9:00 am SUMC, Grand Ballroom haltman@arizona.edu (520) 621-2591
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in 2nd Street Garage, immediately adjacent, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located along the traffic circle at the end of Mountain Avenue.

 


 

COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Simmons Buntin 5/14/22, 7:00 pm Centennial Hall sbuntin@arizona.edu (520) 626-9935
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in Tyndall Avenue Garage, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located in front of Centennial Hall on University Boulevard. Check with your student’s college to see if there will be a shuttle.

 


 

COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Gisela Ochoa 5/14/22, 9:00 am Centennial Hall ochoag@arizona.edu (520) 626-3200
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in Tyndall Avenue Garage, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located in front of Centennial Hall on University Boulevard. Check with your student’s college to see if there will be a shuttle.

 


 

COLLEGE OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES (UNDERGRADUATE)

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Oona Feddis 5/14/22, 2:00 pm McKale Memorial Center feddiso@arizona.edu (520) 626-0218
Accessibility: more information coming soon.

 


 

ELLER COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT (UNDERGRADUATE)

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Meghan Welsh 5/14/22, 9:00 am McKale Memorial Center meghanwelsh@arizona.edu (520) 621-2505
Accessibility: more information coming soon.

 


 

JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Nancy Stanley 5/14/22, 2:00 pm Centennial Hall nstanley@arizona.edu (520) 626-9223
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in Tyndall Avenue Garage, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located in front of Centennial Hall on University Boulevard. Check with your student’s college to see if there will be a shuttle.

 


 

SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC POLICY

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Elena Cruz 5/14/22, 9:00 am Crowder Hall ecruz@arizona.edu (520) 621-7600
Accessibility: more information coming soon.
 

COLLEGE OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES (GRADUATE)

CONTACT TIME LOCATION EMAIL PHONE
Oona Feddis 5/16/22, 9:00 am Centennial Hall feddiso@arizona.edu (520) 626-0218
Accessibility: Accessible parking is located in Tyndall Avenue Garage, or in other accessible parking areas if it is an evening or weekend. A drop-off area is also located in front of Centennial Hall on University Boulevard. Check with your student’s college to see if there will be a shuttle.

For questions related to Commencement or Convocations in May 2022, reach our team via email or at (520) 621-3644.

Frequently Asked

Find useful answers to your frequently asked questions. Please be aware convocations are organized by each individual college. For additional questions or concerns not addressed here, feel free to reach out to the ceremony’s contact as listed above.

Convocations are small-setting ceremonies designed and organized by individual colleges. For questions related to your specific ceremony, please contact the ceremony coordinator for your college or department listed above.

Yes! Students are invited to attend as many ceremonies as eligible. Commencement is an annual event taking place every May. Fall and winter graduates are invited to attend the Commencement either prior to or following their graduation.

Students do not receive diplomas at their convocation or celebration ceremonies. Official diplomas are mailed 2 to 3 weeks after your degree is posted.

Convocations are small-setting ceremonies designed and organized by individual colleges. As such, questions related to your specific ceremony should be addressed to the coordinator for your college or department as listed above.

Convocations are small-setting ceremonies designed and organized by individual colleges. As such, questions related to your specific ceremony should be addressed to the coordinator for your college or department as listed above.

For all questions and requests for accommodations, please visit the University of Arizona's Disability Resource Center (DRC) at drc.arizona.edu or contact them at drc-info@arizona.edu or (520) 621-3268.

Yes! All guests will be required to follow campus health and safety protocols in place at the time of this event as well as adhere to any existing state and local guidelines. In addition, this event may be cancelled or changed on short notice due to public health circumstances. For updates and information, please visit covid19.arizona.edu/updates.

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