2022 Commencement Morning Convocation
May 7, 2022
Morning convocation will be held on Saturday, May 7, at 8 a.m. in the Grove.
*In the case of inclement weather, Morning Convocation will be moved to 8:30 a.m. in the Sandy and John Black Pavilion.
Convocation is the campus wide celebration of graduation that includes university awards and the main Commencement speaker. Students and faculty, dressed in academic regalia, sit in the Grove with the banners of the university’s schools and colleges.
Morning Convocation Seating
Graduates are asked to sit in the sections of the Grove that are highlighted in medium blue on the map below, labeled “Graduates” in the key.
Areas highlighted in light blue are ADA seating for guests and graduates.
Areas highlighted in dark blue are hearing impaired seating for guests and graduates.
* Graduates are asked to be in their seats no later than 7:50 a.m.
Guest seating areas are left white.
Morning Convocation Parking
Guest parking for morning Convocation in the Grove is recommended in surrounding lots and lots closest to the SJB Pavilion.
ADA parking for morning Convocation in the Grove is recommended in the SJB Pavilion Garage. Shuttles will be available to take guests to the Grove.
Shuttle tents will be located on University Ave near the Grove stage and on the Union Plaza near the Walk of Champions to return guests to their vehicles after the ceremony concludes.