SBS Convocation

For Bachelor Degrees (BA and BS)

Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at 2 p.m.
  • The ceremony will be held in the McKale Center on the University of Arizona Campus (1 National Championship Drive, Tucson, AZ 85721).  It will include individual recognition of each attending undergraduate degree recipient.
  • This event is free and guest tickets are not required.  Seating will be on a first come-first serve basis. Doors will open at 1 p.m.  The length of the ceremony is approximately 2.5 hours.
  • RSVP will open in early April 2017
  • Graduates check in for the ceremony will open at 1 p.m., on the east side of McKale Center.
  • Graduates must be checked in by 1:45 p.m., in order to be seated prior to the ceremony.
  • Graduates must wear their caps and gowns.
  • Graduates in need of special assistance should contact Isabel Contreras at 520-621-8402.

If you have any questions, please contact Isabel Contreras at

The image below shows the check in location as well as the guest entrance:

Please plan for addition travel time due to heavy traffic in the University area.

  • Accessible parking is located in the Cherry Avenue Garage. Take second-floor walkway between the garage and McKale.  Inside, volunteers will direct guests to accessible seating options.
  • A drop off area is also located in the parking lot east of McKale.

Parking and Transportation Services provides complimentary parking for visitors attending Convocations on campus.

For parking on campus:

Photographs GradTrak: or 800-261-2576.

For Master and PhD Degrees

Friday, May 12, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
  • The ceremony will be held in Crowder Hall on the University of Arizona Campus (1017 N. Olive Rd. Music Bldg., Rm. 111. Tucson, AZ 85719)
  • All participating graduates must RSVP on line. RSVP link will be opened in March.

More information to follow.