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Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 2:00 pm

New College Convocation

Desert Financial Arena, Tempe, AZ

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Spring 2024 ceremonies

New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Convocation
Mark the date on your calendar!
Thursday, May 9, 2024, at 2 p.m. MST (Arizona time)
Desert Financial Arena, Tempe campus, Arizona State University
Doors open at 1 p.m.

Congratulations, Class of 2024! We look forward to honoring you in person this semester.

Friends, family members and other guests are welcome to attend the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Convocation, and tickets are not required. Guests who are unable to attend in person can view the ceremony via live stream during the ceremony time.

Note: Graduate names will not be announced during New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Convocation unless the graduate registers and attends the ceremony.


Keynote speaker

The keynote speaker for this year's spring convocation is Sharma Torrens. An Arizona native and almuna of the ASU West Valley campus. Sharma owns her own company and consults for three nonprofits, including the White Tank Mountains Conservancy where she serves as the Executive Director. With a background in civil litigation, wildlife biology, and community leadership, Sharma brings a wealth of experience to her role as a keynote speaker.


Arizona State University Commencement

The ASU Undergraduate and graduate Commencement ceremonies will take place Monday, May 6, 2024. Please check for updates and details about additional ceremonies you are invited to attend.


Check your email

ASU and the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences will use your email address for all graduation and Convocation communications.


Steps for graduation and convocation

Now that you have applied for graduation, here is how you can enjoy the ceremonies to the fullest.

Register for the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Convocation.

In order to participate in Convocation, we require all graduates to register for the ceremony. There is no cost to register.

Even if you do not plan on attending, we strongly encourage you to register in case you — or your family and friends — change your mind about participating.

Registration opens on Monday, February 26, 2024 and closes on Monday, April 15, 2024.

Order your cap and gown.

Order your cap and gown through the Online Grad Fair by Friday, March 1, 2024 at 9:00 p.m. MST. After this deadline, all four campus bookstores will have regalia available for purchase until the day of Commencement.

Remember: Graduates must be wearing ASU regalia in order to participate in graduation ceremonies.

For details on how you will wear your cap and gown, visit our FAQ page with more information.

Stay up to date.

Check this webpage throughout the spring semester and monitor your email for information regarding Commencement and Convocation.

Invite family, friends and guests to the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Convocation.

Refer guests to this page for additional details about the event. The ASU Bag Policy applies to all guests in addition to graduates.

Ensure a safe and enjoyable convocation experience

As a university event, convocation is intended to honor everyone involved. Please show respect to all who have come to share in the experience. Inappropriate or disruptive behavior will result in removal from the event. No banners, flags, or signs of any shape or size are permitted inside the ceremony venue. We appreciate your adherence to university policy and making this special day enjoyable for everyone.


Contact us

For questions about the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Convocation, please contact

For questions about ASU Commencement, please contact