Black African Convocation

Black African Convocation

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
11 a.m.
Student Pavilion, Tempe Campus

Doors open for guest at 10 a.m.

The ASU Black African Convocation recognizes, honors and celebrates the academic success and accomplishments of ASU’s Black and African students pursuing higher education. Participation is open to all students graduating in the Fall and Spring semesters.  

The deadline for graduates to RSVP is November 18, 2018.

  • RSVP on the graduation tab on your myASU
  • Tickets are not required for admission  
  • Family and friends are welcome
  • Graduates are asked to check in by 10 a.m. to prepare for the formal processional that will begin at 11 a.m.
  • All graduates are required to wear an official ASU cap and gown during the convocation ceremony. You may purchase your regalia at the Sun Devil Campus Bookstores. 

ATTIRE- All graduates must procure their own cap and gown, which must be worn during the ceremony. You can purchase your regalia at The Sun Devil Campus Bookstores will have product available starting at the Grad Fairs and will have product on hand up to and including the day of graduation. After that date, you will only be able to purchase a cap and gown at the Bookstore.

STUDENT SPEAKER- If you are interested in serving as the student speaker during convocation, please complete the Black African Convocation Speaker Application by Nov. 11, 2018. If you have any questions feel free to contact the office of Student and Cultural Engagement at (480) 965-9600 or by email at

INVITE ASU STAFF/FACULTY- Graduates are encouraged to invite staff and faculty who have contributed to their success at ASU. This invitation is open to all staff and faculty members of Arizona State University. Please share the  Special Interest Convocation Faulty/Staff Registration Form to any staff or faculty that you would like to invite. 

For more information please contact:
Office of Student and Cultural Engagement