Convocation

The deadline to apply to receive a degree at Spring quarter convocation is Friday, April 5 at 3:00 pm. Students who do not complete the Online Application for Degree via cMore by the deadline will not receive a degree Spring quarter.

Students may cancel their degree application by contacting their department administrator. Spring quarter 2013 degree applications must be canceled by Friday, May 3, to avoid the $50 Degree Cancellation Fee. Any students who are removed from the convocation list after that deadline will be assessed the Degree Cancellation Fee at the end of the quarter.

Simply changing the Expected Graduation Date will NOT cancel a degree application. Students must inform their departments that they will not graduate. A new Application for Degree must be completed via myUChicago at the beginning of the quarter in which the student plans to graduate.

Autumn, Winter, and Summer convocations are held in Rockefeller Chapel. Students are allotted two (winter) or four (autumn and summer) guest tickets. Students requesting additional tickets may contact Elizabeth Clark at 773.702.8414 or eclark1@uchicago.edu to be put on a waiting list for additional tickets.

Spring convocation is held outside on the Main Quadrangle. No guest tickets are required. Seating is plentiful and allotted on a first-come, first-seated basis. There is also a hooding and diploma ceremony only for Social Sciences that is held in Rockefeller Chapel.