Eller Graduate Convocation

Eller Graduate Convocation

Graduate Convocation Ceremony Spring 2023

Congratulations on your achievement! 
We look forward to celebrating your accomplishments with you on
Thursday, May 11 at 7:00 p.m. in Centennial Hall. 

Agenda for College-wide Graduate Convocation Ceremony 

The Eller College Graduate Convocation Ceremony will recognize doctoral and master's students from the Eller College of Management. All Eller graduates must RSVP to participate in the ceremony.

Date: Thursday, May 11, 2023

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)

Location: University of Arizona Campus, Centennial Hall, 1020 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ

Parking: The closest parking to Centennial Hall is in the Tyndall Garage. Click here for a campus parking map for reference. 

A live stream option will be available to watch the ceremony for friends and family who are unable to attend.

Preparing for Graduate Convocation

RSVP Online

RSVP is required to participate in the ceremony. Click here to RSVP.


Individual and Candid Photos

Our goal is to make the ceremony unique and personal for the graduating class. In an effort to do this, we are asking all graduates submit a professional photo of themselves as well as any candid photos from their graduate schooling. Photos should be sent to ellergradevents@gmail.com no later than Monday, April 17, 2023.


Formal regalia is required for the the Graduate Convocation Ceremony. Regalia and other graduation materials can be purchased through the UArizona Bookstore in-person or online at uabookstore.arizona.edu/graduation. When placing your order, you can select in store pick up or a ship to home option. Please allow for enough arrival time. 

Master’s candidate academic attire consists of a navy blue gown with longer sleeves, navy blue cap (to match the gown), a black tassel, and a hood. The universal business school hood color is called “drab” – a beige/khaki color. Ph.D. candidate academic attire consists of a navy/black gown, black tam cap, a gold tassel, and a royal blue hood

Please refer to “Purchasing MASTERS Regalia for Eller Graduate Convocation Regalia”  and "Purchasing PHD DOCTORAL Regalia for Eller Graduate Convocation Regalia” for assistance. 


Personalized graduation announcements are available through Jostens online at www.jostens.com. Generic announcements can also be ordered through the UArizona Bookstore both in-person and online at uabookstore.arizona.edu/graduation.

Guest Tickets

All guests are required to have tickets to enter Centennial Hall. Tickets for guests are limited to 4 per student, until all graduates have had their initial request filled. Additional tickets may be requested through your department and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis after all graduates have received their initially requested tickets. 

Agenda for University-wide Commencement Ceremony 

This university-wide event is only hosted in the Spring at Arizona Stadium. 

Agenda for Department-specific Graduate Celebrations

Many departments will also be hosting a celebration for their graduates. These will occur on varying dates at the end of the semester. Once there is a confirmed date and time for these celebrations, it will be shared and added to the list below. You may contact your program coordinator to inquire about plans for your department.

Accounting: MAcc/MSA/PhD Graduation Celebration will be held on Friday May 12 from 10:30 am – 11:30 am in the Eller Atrium. Check-in will begin at any time after 10:15 am.

Economics: TBD

Entrepreneurship: TBD

Finance: TBD

Healthcare Management: ​​​TBD

Marketing: Marketing Graduating Celebration will be on Thursday, May 11 from 3:00 - 4:30 pm in the Eller Atrium.

MBA: MBA Open House will be on May 11, from 2:30 - 4:00 pm in Room 208 Gallery. Click here to RSVP.

MIS: May 9, 2023 at 4:00 PM in the Student Union South Ballroom

For additional information, please consult with your department coordinator, or contact Tiffany Calderon, program coordinator at calderont@arizona.edu.

Updated February 2023.