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The 7 Edson College Convocation ceremonies will be broadcast live from our YouTube channel.

Congratulations Class of 2021!

We look forward to celebrating your accomplishments in-person at the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation Convocation ceremonies! Our enthusiasm for celebration has never been more inspired and we encourage you to join us in honoring ASU graduate and undergraduate students. 

As a reminder, ALL communication regarding graduation ceremonies is communicated via your official ASU email account. Please check your ASU email account regularly.

Fall 2021 Convocation

Wednesday, December 15, 2021
ASU Health Futures Center |  6161 E. Mayo Blvd Phoenix, AZ 85054

Ceremony Schedule:

  • 9:00 a.m. - Graduate Programs and other majors
  • 10:30 a.m. - Health Programs
  • 1:00 p.m. - Nursing 
  • 2:30 p.m. - Nursing
  • 4:00 p.m. - Nursing 
  • 5:30 p.m. - Nursing 
  • 7:00 p.m. - Nursing 

Times are subject to change. Additional ceremonies may be added depending on participation. To inquire about additional dates/times, email

Ceremony Information

Edson College Convocation
Graduates will join their peers, college leadership, faculty and staff, in intimate ceremonies with all of the customary and celebratory elements of traditional convocation. Graduates will self-select their ceremony time during registration.

All ASU graduation events require registration. To participate, register through MyASU under the Graduation tab. You will select your convocation ceremony time when you register. Make sure to click the “Submit” at the bottom of the page after completing the RSVP form. Registered graduates will receive a confirmation email after successfully submitting their form. Registration closes on November 18.

Guest Tickets
Guests are welcome to attend the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation Convocation ceremonies, but seating is limited. Tickets are required for each guest. Infants and children who do not require their own seat and will sit on another guest’s lap for the duration of the ceremony will not need a ticket.

Graduates may reserve a maximum of seven (7) tickets. Up to 4 guests will be seated in the Main Auditorium and up to 3 guests will be seated in the Watch Party room (located right next door). Tickets with unique barcodes will be issued when you register for convocation.

Live Stream
All convocation ceremonies will be live streamed on the Edson College YouTube Channel.

ASU Community of Care guidelines and protocols will be in place at all graduation events and communicated to graduates in advance.

2020 and Spring 2021 Graduates

Graduates who did not have the opportunity to participate in graduation ceremonies due to COVID-19 restrictions are welcome to participate in fall 2021 graduation celebrations the week of December 13. Graduates from 2020 and spring 2021 must complete a registration form in order to participate in December ceremonies. Registration closes on Thursday, November 18.


Communication regarding ASU Commencement and Convocation ceremonies is sent to graduating student’s ASU e-mail accounts or through MyASU. It is your responsibility to check your accounts and familiarize yourself with the deadlines associated with all ASU ceremonies.

Academic Regalia

Academic regalia is required to participate in ASU graduation ceremonies and can be purchased online or at Sun Devil Campus Stores.

Online Grad Fair

The Online Grad Fair will be held Friday, October 15 to Sunday, October 24, 2021. Graduating students will receive an email on Friday, October 15 with a unique link to access the site. The Fair is the only time students get a discount on their graduation packages.

The last day to purchase graduation packages from the online store is November 15.

See Dressing for Graduation for helpful tips!

Honor Cords

Undergraduate students who are eligible for academic honors (cum laude, magna cum laude or summa cum laude) can pick up honor cords at any University Registrar Services location.

An undergraduate student must have completed at least 56 credit hours of resident credit at ASU to qualify for graduation with academic recognition. The cumulative GPA determines the designation. For more information, visit the Graduation Office website.

Diplomas and Covers

Diplomas are mailed six to eight weeks after the degree conferral date to the home address on file with University Registrar Services. Please update your diploma mailing address via MyASU prior to Commencement to ensure the delivery of your diploma.

Graduates participating in Edson College’s in-person Convocation will receive their diploma cover at the ceremony. If you are unable to attend Convocation, you may request to have your diploma cover mailed to you by filling out the diploma cover request form. Diploma cases are mailed after four to six weeks following Convocation.


Have questions? The university has put together a robust list of frequently asked questions about this fall’s commencement and convocation ceremonies. Please reference the FAQ before reaching out as it’s likely your question has been addressed there. For any additional questions, please contact