Friday, August 30, 2013
516th Convocation Ceremony
The 516th Convocation will take place on Friday, August 30, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. and will be held in Rockefeller Memorial Chapel. All graduating candidates will participate in this ceremony, during which the president will confer degrees and present each graduate with their diploma individually.
Tickets & Seating
Tickets are required for the 516th Convocation; each candidate is entitled to a total of four guest tickets. Please plan to pickup tickets from your Dean of Students Office beginning Wednesday, August 26. Requests for extra tickets should be made as early as possible through your Dean of Students Office.
Overflow seating will be available at Max Palevsky Cinema in Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th Street, where a live video feed of the ceremony will be shown. Tickets are not required for the cinema.
Seating is available at a first come, first served basis. Doors open at 2:15 p.m. There will be no admittance after 2:45 p.m.
The University of Chicago Alumni Association invites all graduates and their guests to attend the Convocation Reception immediately following the ceremony in the Cloister Club at Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th Street. The Alumni Association will toast to the accomplishments of the newest members of the alumni community.
Candidates and guests with disabilities who need accommodations and candidates who need arrangements for religious or cultural reasons should contact the Convocation coordinator. Please telephone 773.702.2513 or email email@example.com.