Convocation

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Due to the continued spread of the COVID-19 virus and the public health recommendations that come with it, Arizona State University moved Spring 2020 commencement and all college convocation ceremonies to a virtual environment.


Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Virtual Convocation
Monday, May 11, 2020 (9:00 - 9:45 a.m. PDT)

All Spring 2020 ASU Law graduates, guests, students, alumni, faculty and staff, are invited to view the virtual convocation at this link. Please view the program booklet here

The virtual convocation featured remarks from:

  • Dean Sylvester;
  • Student award honorees;
  • Joe Garagiola, Jr., special advisor to the Arizona Diamondbacks President and CEO;
  • Cindy Hensley McCain, chairman of the board for the McCain Institute for International Leadership at ASU;
  • Gregory Y. Harris, JD ’83, president of the ASU Law Alumni Association; and
  • ASU Law graduates via a special video.

In addition to our virtual convocation, ASU Law will also be holding an in-person convocation for Spring 2020 ASU Law candidates at a later date. For complete information regarding ASU Law’s virtual convocation and future in-person convocations, please visit our FAQ page.

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Virtual University Commencement | Spring 2020
Monday, May 11, 2020 (9:00 PDT)

ASU hosted a virtual ceremony on Monday, May 11, for members of the class of 2020 to celebrate their achievements. This pre-recorded ceremony, is available here. 


Indian Legal Program & NALSA Graduation Ceremony
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 (1:30 - 3:30 p.m. PDT)

The Indian Legal Program and the Native American Law Students Association at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law invite you to virtually celebrate the upcoming graduation of our ILP students. The ceremony will be broadcast via a virtual ceremony on May 13 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. PDT. More information can be found here. Link will be forthcoming.

Application for Graduation

Once you have finalized your schedule for the semester in which you intend to graduate, please complete the appropriate application below.

Please contact the Academic Services Office for assistance or questions about filling out your application for graduation.

Diplomas

If students choose not to take part in any ceremony and their university academic requirements are met, similar to prior years, students will receive their diplomas in the mail six to eight weeks after the degree conferral date. Graduates will receive an email notification via their ASU email account when their diploma has been mailed. Diplomas are mailed to the student's diploma mailing address, which can be viewed and updated from My ASU. For more information, visit this website.

Certificates

Graduates earning a certificate:

  • Law, Science & Innovation Certificate – information sent separately, for questions contact Josh.Abbott@asu.edu
  • Indian Law Certificate – information sent separately, for questions contact ilp@asu.edu

Attire

Typically, ASU Law provides regalia for our graduates on a rented basis. We are unable to accommodate this service for our virtual convocation. If you still wish to obtain regalia, you may purchase regalia for the virtual graduation ceremony by April 27, and your order will be shipped in time for the virtual ceremony on May 11. To purchase graduation regalia, visit the Herff Jones website.