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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 Students can postpone their participation in Engineering Convocation one ceremony past their graduation only.  

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 Pre-ordered flowers will be waiting for you at the flower booths when you arrive at the ceremony. 

Resources for students with disabilities

Seating Disabled Seating is reserved for disabled guests and is available on a first-come, first serve basis. Two additional guests may be seated in this area to accompany a disabled guest.

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 also 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.