Asian/Asian Pacific American Convocation

Asian/Asian Pacific American Convocation

Asian/Asian Pacific American Convocation


Sat., May 6, 2023, | Student Pavilion, Tempe | 9 a.m.

The ASU Asian/Asian Pacific American (AAPA) Convocation is a celebratory event that honors the accomplishments and commitment of ASU’s Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander students pursuing higher education. Participation is open to all graduating students.


You must apply for graduation to activate the registration link. Please visit Graduation for more details on applying for graduation.

  • Graduates are asked to arrive at the Student Pavilion at 8 a.m. and check in on the 2nd floor to prepare for the formal processional beginning at 9 a.m.
  • All graduates must wear an official ASU cap and gown during the convocation ceremony. You may purchase your regalia at the Sun Devil Campus Bookstores.
  • Family and friends are welcome to attend. Doors will open for guests at 8 a.m. Tickets are not required.
  • Participating graduates will receive the official Asian stole during the program. For graduates who miss the ceremony, you must be registered in Marching Order to receive materials related to convocations (i.e. stole and printed program), as long as inventory allows.
  • Light refreshments will be served after the convocation ceremony
  • Live stream information can be found on Graduation


Student speaker application

We are welcoming applications to be student speakers at AAPA Convocation. Please fill out the Student Speaker Application Form and prepare a draft of your 3-5 minute speech by Monday, April 3, 2023, when the selection committee of students and staff will review the applications.

An invitation to ASU Faculty and Staff

All faculty and staff are invited to join in our celebration. Please submit your information on our RSVP Form for more details by Monday, May 1, 2023.

We look forward to celebrating with you!

Culture at ASU

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Spring 2023 Commencement Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)