Commencement Ceremony


Friday, May 8, 2020


Location: Comerica Theatre

400 W Washington St. 

Phoenix, AZ 85003

How to Participate in the Commencement Ceremony

Students wishing to participate in commencement need to complete the following:

  • Apply for graduation
  • Pay commencement fee – pay $25.00 fee to Enrollment Services
  • Complete participation card
    • Participation cards will be mailed to eligible students
    • Participation cards are due to Enrollment Services by May 7, 2020
  • ​Pick up your cap, gown, and announcement cards, while supplies last
    • Students will receive five announcements with cap and gown (while supplies last)
    • Extra announcements are $0.50 each (Extra announcements will not be available until May 6, 2020, while supplies last)

Information and Frequently Asked Questions

Check-in will begin at TBD.  All graduates must be checked in before TBD, or you may not be allowed to participate in the ceremony. This area has no place for storing personal items; please leave items with family and friends. Due to limited space, only participating graduates will be allowed in check-in area. Doors open to guests 1 hr prior to the ceremony at TBD.

Students, guests, and staff will pass through metal detectors prior to entering the arena. Security teams will also use hand wands and check bags as an added measure.  Please take this under consideration in order to complete the check-in process on time.