Spring Quarter Convocation

COMING IN March 2016 - Download the 527th Convocation Brochure here. 

527th Convocation Ceremony 

Saturday, June 11, 2016

The 527th Convocation will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 9:15 a.m., and will be held outdoors (rain or shine) on the University’s Main Quadrangle. All candidates will participate in this ceremony, during which the President will verbally confer degrees to groups of candidates by degree type and academic program. Schools and divisions will hold separate ceremonies or receptions at which degree candidates will receive their diplomas individually from their deans. The President will continue the longstanding practice of directly presenting diplomas to each graduate of the College during the College diploma ceremony at 1:00 p.m. on the Main Quadrangle.

Saturday, June 11

7:00 a.m.  Main Quadrangle opens

8:15 - 8:55 a.m. Degree candidates assemble in designated areas

9:00 a.m.  All guests are requested to be in their seats

9:15 a.m. 527th Convocation, Main Quadrangle

11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Schedules for school and division lunches, receptions, and ceremonies will be available soon.

Ceremony Webcast

The University Convocation ceremony and the College Diploma ceremony will broadcasted via the University’s website at news.uchicago.edu/webcast.


Tickets are not required for the 527th Convocation on Saturday, June 11, 2016, though they may be required for division and school ceremonies.
Please check with your individual school for more details.

"Convocation brings campus together to celebrate scholarship and community"