School of Information Spring 2024 Convocation

iSCHOOL SPRING 2024 CONVOCATION

Friday, May 10
Grand Ballroom
Student Union Memorial Center

 

Students, Register Now!

Congratulations to the University of Arizona School of Information's graduating bachelor's, master's and doctoral students!

We are delighted to celebrate our students' success with faculty, friends and family!

School of Information Spring 2024 Convocation

Friday, May 10, 2024
2-4 p.m.
Grand Ballroom, Student Union Memorial Center
The University of Arizona
1303 E. University Blvd., Tucson, Arizona 85719

The iSchool Spring 2024 Convocation will be livestreamed for those who cannot attend in person.

UArizona Commencement

University of Arizona Commencement, a separate university-wide ceremony, is 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2024. 

Learn more about UArizona Commencement.

INFORMATION FOR GUESTS

  • The School of Information Convocation is free.
  • Tickets are not required. Registration is required for students to participate in Convocation, both at the in-person event and for those joining us via livestream.
  • There is a clear bag policy in effect for this event. Please view the policy here.
  • Doors open at 1 p.m. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, with reserved seating for students and faculty marked.
  • Please do not leave your seats to take photographs of students, as this may disrupt the ceremony. Professional photographers will be on hand and we will make the photos available to graduates at no cost.
  • Please do not bring balloons, signs or other large items that may block the view of guests behind you.
  • Parking is available in the nearby UArizona 2nd Street Garage, located on 2nd Street, just north of the Student Union. View the vicinity map.
  • The event will be livestreamed for those who cannot attend in person.

INFORMATION FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Congratulations, graduating seniors! We are excited to share this milestone event with you, and celebrate your hard work and success!

Students who graduate in Fall or Winter 2023 (if they did not participate in our Fall 2023 Convocation), May 2024 and Summer 2024 are welcome to join us—either at the in-person Convocation ceremony, or via livestream. You must register to participate and have your name called and slide shown, whether in-person or via livestream.

Register Now!

Student Registration & Check-in

  • Registration is required to participate in Convocation!
  • When you register, you will choose whether you are participating in-person or via livestream.
  • Students who participate via livestream will have their names announced and slides shown during the Convocation ceremony.
  • Student check-in is held in the Catlina Room adjacent to the Student Union Grand Ballroom (3rd floor) from 12:45-1:40 p.m. Students arriving after 1:40 p.m. risk not being able to participate. Please arrive in your regalia.
  • The ceremony begins with a procession at 2 p.m.
  • Students are required to stay for the duration of the ceremony.

Regalia: Cap, Gown, Stoles, Honors Cords

  • You are required to wear regalia—caps, gowns and tassels—which are available from the University of Arizona BookStores: Order Undergrad Regalia
  • The iSchool stole and tassle are lemon yellow, and is completely optional. Stoles and tassles are available at UArizona BookStores.
  • Undergraduate honors cords will be made available to eligible students prior to Convocation. We will notify students by email when those are available for pickup.

Photos

  • Professional photos of students on stage with the dean during School of Information Convocation, as well as off-stage in front of a School of Information backdrop, will be taken and made available to all students after Convocation (via Box) for free.
  • Additionally, Grad Images is taking photos of students on campus on April 22, 23 and 24. There is no commitment to purchasing photos that day; students will be emailed proofs of their photos and can then decide if they would like to purchase them. Learn more and sign up for Grad Images on-campus photos.

If You Need Assistance

  • Students in need of special assistance should contact Jana Phillips at jana42@arizona.edu.

Register Now!

INFORMATION FOR MASTER'S & DOCTORAL STUDENTS

Congratulations, graduating master's and doctoral students! We are excited to share this milestone event with you, and celebrate your hard work and success!

Students who graduate in Fall or Winter 2023 (if they did not participate in our Fall 2023 Convocation), May 2024 and Summer 2024 are welcome to join us—either at the in-person Convocation ceremony, or via livestream. You must register to participate and have your name called and slide shown, whether in-person or via livestream.

Register Now!

Student Registration & Check-in

  • Registration is required to participate in Convocation!
  • When you register, you will choose whether you are participating in-person or via livestream.
  • Students who participate via livestream will have their names announced and slides shown during the Convocation ceremony.
  • Student check-in is held in the Catlina Room adjacent to the Student Union Grand Ballroom (3rd floor) from 12:45-1:40 p.m. Students arriving after 1:40 p.m. risk not being able to participate. Please arrive in your regalia.
  • The ceremony begins with a procession at 2 p.m.
  • Students are required to stay for the duration of the ceremony.

Regalia: Cap, Gown, Hoods, Stoles

  • You are required to wear regalia—caps, gowns, hoods and tassels—which are available from the University of Arizona BookStores: Order Master's Grad Regalia and Order Doctoral Grad Regalia.
  • The iSchool stole and tassle are lemon yellow, and is completely optional. Stoles and tassles are available at UArizona BookStores.
  • For graduate students who cannot afford regalia, the Graduate and Professional Student Council rents regalia for free. Contact gpsc@email.arizona.edu for availability.

Hooding

  • As a graduate student participating in the in-person ceremony, you will be hooded on stage during the ceremony.
  • Master's students are hooded by the program chair or a delegate.
  • Doctoral students are hooded by their dissertation advisor or a delegate. When they register, doctoral students are asked to identify the faculty member who should hood them.
  • Do not wear your hood before or during the ceremony. Rather, carry it over your arm to hand to the faculty member who will hood you, and they will place it over your head.
  • Be prepared for your hooding: watch a graduate hooding how-to video.

Photos

  • Professional photos of students on stage with the dean during School of Information Convocation, as well as off-stage in front of a School of Information backdrop, will be taken and made available to all students after Convocation (via Box) for free.
  • Additionally, Grad Images is taking photos of students on campus on April 22, 23 and 24. There is no commitment to purchasing photos that day; students will be emailed proofs of their photos and can then decide if they would like to purchase them. Learn more and sign up for Grad Images on-campus photos.

If You Need Assistance

  • Students in need of special assistance should contact Jana Phillips at jana42@arizona.edu.

Register Now!

FALL 2023 CONVOCATION PHOTOS & RECORDING

iSchool graduates, view, tag and share ad hoc photos from the iSchool Fall 2023 Convocation!

View Photos on Facebook

Livestream Recording

Enjoy the Fall 2023 iSchool Convocation, held at Crowder Hall:


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For additional information or assistance, please contact Jana Phillips at jana42@arizona.edu.