Kick off your graduation celebration at the University of Chicago’s 537th Convocation. This is a university-wide ceremony that will take place outdoors on Saturday, June 3 at UChicago’s campus in Hyde Park. All candidates may participate in this ceremony, in which the university president will verbally confer degrees to groups of candidates by degree type and academic program. The ceremony will take place rain or shine. Tickets are not required for this ceremony; guest seating on the main quadrangle will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
Location and Venue
University of Chicago
Hyde Park Campus
Please see the Convocation Graduate Entry and Line-Up Map here.
We also encourage you to sign up for Convocation cAlert. cAlert is the University’s emergency notification system. In a life-threatening situation that requires immediate action, cAlert sends every member of our community a short message. Convocation attendees can enroll in cAlert by texting "UChicagoConvo2023" to 226787 to receive SMS text message emergency alerts from the University of Chicago Department of Safety and Security. Following Convocation, all who signed up to receive cAlerts can text "stop" to 226787 to be removed from the system.