Graduation ceremonies and events

ASU Graduate Commencement

Wells Fargo Arena | Directions
Monday, May 7, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - Check in
9:00 a.m. - Commencement

Graduating students will be hooded at this event but not individually recognized. Please plan to arrive at check-in by 8:00 a.m.

In order to reserve your seat for the ceremony you must submit your RSVP through your My ASU page. Click on the link under the Graduation tab to indicate your participation at ASU Commencement.

Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Convocation

JD and LLM graduates
Phoenix Convention Center: Room TBD
Wednesday, May 09, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

MLS and MSLB graduates
Beus Center for Law and Society
W. P. Carey Armstrong Great Hall
Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

ILP graduates
Beus Center for Law and Society
Room 544
Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

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.


Graduates earning a certificate:

  • Law, Science & Innovation Certificate – pick up medallion in BCLS room 394 BA
  • Indian Law Certificate – information sent separately, for questions contact

For more information, visit the University Commencement page.

The graduation requirements for each entering class can be found in section II of the PDF Statement of Student Policies.


A professional photographer will be taking pictures of graduates during Convocation.


Regalia will be provided by the law school. More details will follow.

Clear bag policy:

To enhance public safety and make venue access more efficient, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law has adopted a Clear Bag Policy. Attendees may bring in one (1) clear bag no larger than 12" x 6" x 12" or a 1-gallon plastic storage bag. Attendees are limited to one clear bag per person, along with a small clutch or purse for privacy. To learn more about ASU's clear bag policy please visit ASU's Bag Policy page.