Clear Bag Policy
Ceremonies held in Gammage Auditorium and Wells Fargo Arena have adopted the Clear Bag Policy

Attend ASU Commencement and Convocation Ceremonies

ASU Commencements

Visit the ASU Ceremonies page, a one-stop site for all information and schedules related to undergraduage and graduate commencements and special-interest convocations. You can also RSVP for Convocations.


Monday, May 6, 2019, 9:00 a.m. at Wells Fargo Arena


Monday, May 6, 2019, 7:30 9.m. at Wells Fargo Arena

Did you know that ceremonies at Wells Fargo Arena will be webcast live online? You can share the link with family and friends who may not be able to join you at the various ceremonies you will be a part of. You can "watch and tweet" with other viewers by watching ASU Live on Ustream. Use #ASUlive to post at

American Indian Convocation

Attend the American Indian Convocation: 

Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 11 a.m., Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium, ASU Tempe campus

The last day to RSVP for the American Indian Convocation is tentatively set for April 22, 2019 . 

For information on convocation arrival, ceremony, tickets and the ASU clear bag policy, please view the convocation PDF iconFAQ's.  

Purchase graduation items at discount rates and join the ASU Alumni Association at the Grad Fair hosted by the ASU Bookstore. There are three ways to purchase caps, gowns and tassels online or from the ASU Bookstore.

Faculty, Staff and Tribal Leaders

All are welcome to participate in the American Indian Convocation ceremony honoring ASU's American Indian graduates. Your show of support to the graduates is important. ASU faculty and administrators, and tribal leaders have the option of participating in the ceremony platform. RSVP by  Wednesday, May 1, 2019. 

Accessibility and Disability Information for Gammage Auditorium

Gammage Auditorium has disabled seating in the front and back of the Orchestra level. [Download the Gammage seating chart.] Please note, this facility has limited disability access seating. It is important for graduates to notify American Indian Student Support Services so that we may accommodate your guests. Call us at 480-965-8044.

Grad Fairs

At the ASU Grad Fairs you will be able to purchase your cap and gown, diploma frames and announcement. For additional information on Grad Fair dates, times and locations, visit

ASU Polytechnic campus | March 12 | 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

ASU West campus | March 13 | 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

ASU Downtown campus | March 14 & 15 | 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

ASU Tempe campus | March 19, 20, & 21| 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

*Thunderbird graduate students are invited to participate in the Downtown Phoenix campus Grad Fair.

ASU Online Campus | March 22 - 24 | 7:00 a.m MST a.m. - 7:00 p.m. MST | *Eligible full-time students only

Native American Alumni Chapter

The Native American Alumni Chapter is dedicated and committed to providing activities that foster education and retention of students by offering mentor programs, scholarships, awards/recognition programs, social and orientations. 

Learn more about what the Native American Alumni Chapter has to offer by visiting,