Summer Quarter Convocation

528th CONVOCATION

Friday, August 26, 2016

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

528th Convocation Ceremony

The 528th Convocation will take place on Friday, August 26, 2016, 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 528th 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 24. 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

TBD - 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.

The following schools or divisions are also hosting events for their graduates and guests:

TBD - Chicago Booth
Post-Convocation Reception
Charles M. Harper Center, 5807 South Woodlawn Avenue
Immediately following the Convocation ceremony

TBD - Divinity School
Reception and Hooding Ceremony
Swift Hall, Common Room, 1025 East 58th Street
Immediately following the Convocation ceremony

TBD - Institute for Molecular Engineering
Reception and Hooding Ceremony
Saieh Hall, Room 112, 5757 South University Avenue
Immediately following the Convocation ceremony

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.