Winter Convocation Information


On behalf of the College of Humanities, Dean A-P Durand is pleased to invite you and your guests to the Winter 2019 Convocation ceremony which is held to honor each prospective BA, MA and PhD degree recipient in attendance. We look forward to celebrating your success and presenting you with a medallion from the College of Humanities. We will also recognize the College’s Outstanding Senior and invite you and your guests to join us for refreshments in the Diamond Atrium.

The College of Humanities Winter 2019 Convocation is scheduled for:

Friday, December 20, 2019
9:00am - 11:00am
Student Union Memorial Center North Ballroom
RSVP online by Friday, December 6
Undergraduate RSVP | Graduate RSVP

There is no charge for this ceremony and tickets are not required.
There is no procession at this ceremony.
Please arrive by 8:30am at the latest.
Cap and gown are required (Hood required for M.A. and Ph. D. candidates).


We recommend that you and your guests arrive at the same time and proceed to your designated seating area in the ballroom. Graduates are seated in the front section of the ballroom; guests may be seated in any unmarked row/seat throughout the ballroom.


Unfortunately the College of Humanities is not able to make parking arrangements for this event due to the large number of campus activities taking place this day. We ask that you please keep in mind that parking spaces fill up quickly, and it will be important to acquaint yourself with the University’s many parking facilities. Second Street Garage is located closest to the Student Union. For more information, please visit Parking and Transportation.

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The College of Humanities Convocation ceremony does not replace the University-wide ceremony. This ceremony is offered as a celebration for our  Winter graduates who may not be able to attend the UA’s Spring Commencement. Information about the UA Commencement Ceremonies scheduled in Spring 2020 can be found here:

Event Location: Student Union Memorial Center Map (3rd level, Grand Ballroom)
Graduate attire/regalia: UA Bookstore


If you have further questions, please contact or (520) 621-3139.

We look forward to celebrating with you at the College of Humanities Convocation ceremony!