Frequently Asked Questions


Graduating students may register to participate in the AI convocation by accessing the RSVP links on their My ASU graduation tab. See link: https://graduation.asu.edu/rsvp-attendceremony

The AI Convocation will be held at the Grady Gammage Auditorium, Tempe Campus.

Guest tickets will not be required. All guests must follow Grady Gammage Auditorium’s safety and security procedures, including wearing masks and adhering to the clear bag policy (no large bags, backpacks and oversized purses will be allowed).

Yes. Wheelchair or limited mobility seating is available. See Gammage entrance attendant for assistance.

All graduates must wear their caps, gowns and tassels during the ceremony. Regalia may be worn under a graduation gown.

  1. Herff Jones is the ASU provider for caps, gowns, invitations, etc.
  2. Online Grad Fair! For more information please click here. (Let’s double check this information)
  3. For the best shipping rates, order early. Rushed shipping may be available. NOTE: If shipping is not an option, limited items will be available at the ASU bookstore for in-store purchases and pick-up.
  4. Other graduation items: Souvenir tassels (with the graduation year) are a popular add-on for a graduation keepsake, or other available items through the ASU Bookstores.

Honor cords can be picked up at any University Registrar's Office.

For locations and office hours, please click here.

An undergraduate student must have completed at least 56 credit hours of resident credit at ASU to qualify for graduation with academic recognition for a baccalaureate degree.

More detailed information about academic recognition can be found on the University Undergraduate Graduation Requirements webpage - scroll down to "academic recognition" section.

Academic recognition is granted to undergraduate candidates only, based on the appropriate grade point average. Summa Cum Laude = Maroon and Gold, 3.80 to 4.00 GPA Magna Cum Laude = Gold, 3.60 to 3.79 GPA Cum Laude = Maroon, 3.40 to 3.59 GPA

Yes. AISSS has a limited number of caps and gowns for loan to students. Cap and gown inventory is available on a first-serve basis.

During the in-person Convocation ceremony, participating graduates will be presented with a commemorative Pendleton Stole.

Yes! Graduation ceremonies are open to all ASU students and their guests. Graduating students must RSVP to attend ceremonies.