Time and Location

Spring and fall convocations take place on campus in the Fieldhouse. Spring Convocation is in June and Fall Convocation is in November. The dates for upcoming convocations may be found here. Ceremonies are held at 9:30 a.m. and/or 2 p.m.

For a list of the degrees, diplomas and certificates to be awarded at each ceremony see the complete Convocation Schedule.

Faculty members who wish to participate in the Academic Procession need to register. See the Faculty Registration Page for more details.

Faculty Robing Area

The Faculty Robing Area is located in the Ravens’ Nest. Faculty may obtain their hoods and gowns between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day of Convocation.

Borrowed hoods and gowns are to be returned to the Ravens’ Nest Drop Off areas immediately after each ceremony.

Assembly of the Academic Procession

Those taking part in the academic procession should gather in the Faculty Robing Area by 8:45 a.m. for the morning ceremony and 1:15 p.m. for the afternoon ceremony.

Volunteering as a Beadle

If you would like to learn more about Beadling at Convocation, and/or would like to volunteer as a Beadle, please click here.