Frequently Asked Questions

The FAQ will be updated regularly to address questions from graduates, their families and friends, and the UChicago community. 

The University of Chicago’s 2022 Convocation ceremony, during which degrees are officially conferred to all graduates, will be held on the Main Quadrangle on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 9:15 a.m. CDT.

Students are encouraged to contact their dean of students office(s) if they have any questions about their division’s or school’s plan.

Please continue to periodically check the website for all Convocation-related updates.

Class rings, announcements, and diploma frames can be purchased from the University Bookstore.

The University of Chicago’s 2022 Convocation ceremony will take place on Saturday, June 4, 2022. Because several trade shows and conventions are also taking place during Convocation Weekend, hotel availability in the city of Chicago will be limited. With this in mind, we highly recommend that all hotel or alternative lodging arrangements be reserved as soon as possible.

Information about the University's most up-to-date safety protocols can be found on

The convocation website will be updated regularly as new information becomes available, and graduates and their family members may email the Office of University Events & Ceremonies at with immediate questions.