Summer Quarter Convocation

520th CONVOCATION

Friday, August 29, 2014

NOTICE: Rockefeller Memorial Chapel is not air conditioned. Water will be available for candidates and guests, please dress accordingly.

520th Convocation Ceremony

The 520th Convocation will take place on Friday, August 29, 2014, 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 520th Convocation; each candidate is entitled to a total of four guest tickets. Please plan to pick up tickets from your Dean of Students Office beginning Wednesday, August 27. Requests for extra tickets should be made as early as possible through your Dean of Students Office.  

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.

Rockefeller Memorial Chapel is not air conditioned. Water will be available for candidates and guests, please dress accordingly.

Convocation Reception

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.

Special Accommodations

Candidates and guests with disabilities who need accommodations and candidates who need arrangements for religious or cultural reasons should contact the Convocation staff. Please telephone 773.702.2513 or email convocation@uchicago.edu.