Friday, March 21, 2014
518th Convocation Ceremony
The 518th Convocation will take place on Friday, March 21, 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 518th Convocation; each candidate is entitled to a total of two (2) guest tickets for admittance into Rockefeller Memorial Chapel. All guests including babies are required to have a ticket to enter Rockefeller Memorial Chapel. Requests for extra tickets should be made as early as possible through your Dean of Students Office. Tickets may be picked up by the graduating candidate at their Dean of Students Office beginning Monday, March 17, 2014 (The College beginning Tuesday, March 18, 2014). Doors open at 2:15 p.m. to Rockefeller Memorial Chapel. There will be no admittance after 2:45 p.m.
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 required for overflow seating. Candidates should inform their Dean of Students Office of teh number of tickets needed for overflow seating as soon as possible. Doors open at 2:15 p.m. to overflow seating.
The University of Chicago Alumni Association invites all graduates and their guests to attend the Convocation Reception immediately following the ceremony in the Lobby of 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.
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