ASU Sync classes for Fall 2020

Classes for on-campus students will be taught across three environments for the fall semester: in person, via Zoom, and 100% online.
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2020 Convocation Virtual Celebration

  Grad Celebration Toolkit

Here you can download virtual convocation Zoom backgrounds, mobile wallpapers, mortarboard templates, and social media graphics.


In line with the university’s decision to move commencement and convocation to online, virtual ceremonies, the W. P. Carey convocation ceremony will take place May 11, 2020 at 9 a.m. MST* on YouTube.

Watch the W. P. Carey convocation ceremony live on Monday, May 11.

While this convocation will look different than ones we have in the past, it is still fundamentally about celebrating the fantastic accomplishments of our graduating students. We are proud of you!

Check back frequently for the latest information as we continue to expand the celebration.

*Remember, Arizona does not participate in daylight saving time. During this time of the year, we align with Pacific time.

Join the pre-party

Want to give a shoutout to friends or thank a W. P. Carey instructor? Give them a Carey ConGRADS. While you’re there, peruse the celebratory messages we’re sending you!

Undergraduates who are eligible for honor cords should request them here. The Registrar’s office will mail them to you.

Virtual convocation

The W. P. Carey virtual convocation ceremony will be available Monday, May 11 at 9 a.m. MST* on YouTube. The ceremony will also be available on demand, so no worries if you can’t make it at 9 a.m.

After the ceremony, join Club Carey, our live stream dance party with DJ Munition on May 12 at 6 p.m. MST*. We also curated a special Spotify playlist to help you celebrate. Hear from Dean Hillman, faculty, and more. Join Club Carey on Facebook Live or on our website.

*Remember, Arizona does not participate in daylight saving time. During this time of the year, we align with Pacific time.

Keep the celebration going

Six weeks after convocation, you will receive your diploma in the mail. Get your frame ready!

Share your cap and gown photos, grad pics, and unique mortarboard decorations and let us celebrate your accomplishment with you on social media or send your pictures and information to Use the hashtag #wpcgraduation.

You have the option of participating in a future in-person ceremony in addition to this virtual celebration. You will have automatic access to the RSVP system for the December 2020 or May 2021 ceremonies via My ASU.

Mark your calendars: RSVP links will open on My ASU in October 2020 for December 2020 ceremonies, and in March 2021 for May 2021 ceremonies. Special interest convocations will also be held in December 2020 and in May 2021.

Our Alumni Relations team created this helpful checklist that will help you stay connected following your graduation. Check it out!