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Political Science Convocation and Graduation Celebration


June 9, 2016


10:00am - 11:30am


HUB Ballroom

Event Comments:

The Political Science Convocation celebrates the graduation of B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. students earning their degrees from Summer 2015 to Summer 2016. Our event includes a processional, departmental awards, a student speech, and a speech by the recipient of the Department's Distinguished Alumni Award. Graduating students will cross the stage to receive a letter of congratulations from the Department Chair.

Tickets Required?

No tickets are required, but students must register in advance with the department. Graduating students will receive an email message with the registration link. Sign-up begins on Wednesday, May 4, and ends at midnight on Sunday, May 22.

Cap and Gown Required?

Academic regalia is encouraged but not required. If you will not wear a cap and gown, please wear other appropriate attire.

For Further Information Contact:

Political Science Advising Office

Parking Info

If you wish to park on campus, pre-paid parking permits will be required for this event. Students should purchase these permits for themselves and their guests through the order form, May 4 to May 22, 2016.

Commencement Day Schedule

June 11, 2016 / Husky Stadium
12:30 - Stadium doors open (bag inspection performed).
12:30 - Grads line up on the Outdoor Practice Field (security inspections performed).
1:30 - Procession begins
4:30 - Ceremony concludes

International family members

Are you inviting family members from outside the U.S.? You can help them apply for a visitor's visa. For more info, see the International Student Services website.

Rain or shine

Let's hope for a beautiful, sunny day! However, if it rains, plastic ponchos will be handed out to graduates. Umbrellas are permitted.

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