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Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering | Convocation

Frequently Asked Questions

Graduation Letter Request Form Use the Graduation Letter Request Form to request a Graduation Pending Letter, Letter of Completion, or a Letter of Invitation from the Graduation Office. Remember that you must apply for graduation first before any graduation letters may be able to be processed for you. Request forms can be submitted to any of the four University Registrar’s Office campus locations. Please allow 2 full business days (48 hours) for processing.

Register to attend Convocation Ceremony (RSVP) All students need to register online (RSVP) to attend convocation ceremony.  Students RSVP through My ASU after applying for graduation. The registration deadline is November 19th for the fall ceremony. Undergraduate students and master’s students with less than 12 credit hours to complete can apply to “walk early”. Contact Convocation Office at least a month before the ceremony if you are interested in this option.  Note that students can only participate in Engineering Convocation ceremony one time for each degree completed.

If you are unable to participate in the Engineering Convocation ceremony during your graduating semester, you are able to postpone your participation to the consecutive semester’s ceremony only.  To request participating in the next ceremony contact Convocation Office.

Ph.D. candidates cannot walk early in any of the graduation ceremonies. See rules for Ph.D. deadlines at graduate.asu.edu/completing-your-degree.

Length of Ceremony The ceremony is 120 minutes long. If you are planning a celebration after the ceremony, don’t forget to account for the time it will take you to get out of the arena. There will be few thousand happy family members leaving at the same time you are.

Parking See map of campus. For most up to date information on parking the day of your ceremony go to the graduation parking and transit website.

Flowers Convocation attendees are strongly encouraged to pre-order flowers online at https://graduationdayflowers.com/asu. Pre-ordered flowers will be waiting for you at the flower booths when you arrive at the ceremony.

Allowed and Prohibited Items.  Please review the allowed and prohibited items list provided by ASU Athletics before attending Engineering Convocation Ceremony. http://static.thesundevils.com/old_site/pdf/genrel/asu-items-071602.pdf?db_oem_id=30300

Resources for students with disabilities

Students who require special seating or assistance at Engineering Convocation should contact the Engineering Events Team for more information.

Resources for guests with disabilities

Seating Wells Fargo Arena’s disabled seating is located on the interior concourse level of the arena. One additional guest may accompany the disabled guest in this area. To assure disabled seating for all who need to be accommodated, we ask that other guests be seated in the rows directly in front of the disabled seating areas. Download the Wells Fargo seating chart (PDF) displaying locations for disabled seating.

Parking Disabled parking will be available at the northeast gates of Sun Devil Stadium, Parking Lot 59. Wheel chair accessible carts will be available to take guests into the stadium.  Additional carts will be available to take disabled guests up the ramps to the disabled seating areas.  Disabled seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Wheelchairs A limited number of wheelchairs will be available at the north entrance on the main concourse of the arena on a first-come, first-served basis. A picture ID is required, preferably a driver’s license. Chairs must be returned within 30 minutes of the ceremony’s conclusion and cannot leave the building.

Captioning The entire ceremony will be captioned on the Jumbotron above the stage. Reserved seating for deaf audience is in first row U.  For more information, see ASU graduation webpage or contact our events manager by email or phone 480-727-7364.