2021 Convocation Virtual Celebration

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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 3, 2021 on YouTube.

Watch the W. P. Carey convocation ceremony live on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 9 a.m. (Arizona time). If you can't make it, the recording will be available to view for several weeks.

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.

FAQ

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 and will be graduating in Spring 2021 will automatically get an email from the University Registrar's Office asking to verify the address you would like your cords sent to.

More information about honor cords can be found here.

Order your Cap and Gown! Find more information about graduation regalia requirements here.

You can still order your cap and gown online. To purchase regalia, visit the Herff Jones website. If you miss the deadline, non-discounted items will also be available at Sun Devil Campus Stores.

Grad Images will be scheduling in-person, cap and gown photos on each of the ASU campuses in April. Click here for more information and link to reserve your spot.

View and download a variety of images and backgrounds to help you celebrate your achievement.

Virtual convocation

The W. P. Carey virtual convocation ceremony will be available Monday, Monday, May 3 at 9 a.m. (Arizona time) on YouTube. If you can't make it, the recording will be available to view for several weeks.

After the ceremony, join Club Carey, our live stream dance party with DJ Munition on Monday, May 3 at 6:45 p.m. (Arizona time). We also curated a special Spotify playlist to help you celebrate. Hear from Dean Ostrom, 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 wpcsocial@asu.edu. Use the hashtag #wpcgraduation.

You have the option of participating in a future in-person ceremony in addition to this virtual celebration. More information will be available in the fall.

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