Convocation Weekend Events for 2019


Friday, May 17th

4:00 PM
University Commencement Ceremony, Stadium

6:00-9:00 PM
President's Reception for Graduates and Guests, Connelly Center


Saturday, May 18th: 10:00 AM, Campus Green

College of Engineering Convocation

The purpose of the College of Engineering Convocation Ceremony is to acknowledge graduates by calling each students’ name, to provide each graduate with a congratulatory photo with the Dean, and to present college faculty and student awards.   

The awards to be presented and criteria may be found here.


Event Details:

  • Convocation is usually a two hour event.  See the Commencement Weekend site for rain plan information and maps.
  • Due to campus construction and various weekend events, please note that traffic will be very heavy in the local area.    See the main commencement page for parking areas, permits, etc.
  • Graduates should report to the Lancaster Avenue side of Austin Hall no later than 9:15 AM in full academic regalia.
  • Faculty should report in full regalia to the Grotto by 9:15 AM.
  • Group photographs will be taken during line-up – please be prompt to be included!
  • The event is recorded.  All photographs and recordings will be made available soon after Convocation.
  • Diplomas will be mailed to all graduates following Commencement by the Office of the Registrar.
  • A reception with light refreshments will be held on the CEER Patio and Lawn after the ceremony so that students, guests, and faculty and staff may briefly gather.