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College of Science Convocation

Note:  The College of Mines and Earth Sciences' Convocation is now held in conjunction with the College of Science convocation.

Date: Thursday, May 2, 2024
Time: 1:30 pm
Location: Jon M. Huntsman Center


Convocation Details

Graduates are asked to arrive at the Central Garage (Business Lot 11), Level 4 from 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm to go through security screening.Doors to the Huntsman Center seating area will open at 12:00 pm.  Graduates will be lining up in the West Tunnel at 1:00 pm.  Faculty in regalia are also welcome to join to sit on the stage.

Ticket reservations for Convocation are not required. There is also no limit on the number of guests that each graduate can invite.

Convocation Reception

There will be a reception after Convocation from 3:30 - 5:00 pm at the Cleone Peterson Eccles Alumni House, 155 South Central Campus Drive, where each student can mingle with their guests and fellow graduates, while enjoying refreshments. RSVP here.

Convocation Reception RSVP

Hooding Ceremony

The CMES Hooding Ceremony schedule for Master's and PhD students will be held from 8:00 - 12:00 pm.  Each event will be held at the Cleone Peterson Eccles Alumni House, 55 South Central Campus Drive. View details of when your major's ceremony will be held (in one of the groups below).

  • Biological Sciences
  • Atmopheric Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Metallurgical Engineering and Mining Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Geology & Geophysics

Block U Graduating Students


Regalia is still available to be purchased at the Campus Store Website below, however product availability is no longer guaranteed as it is past the preorder date. For further questions on ordering regalia, please use the following link to visit the Campus Store's FAQ.

visit the campus store regalia webpage

Bag Policy & Security

  • Guests are required to go through a magnetron (metal detector) before the ceremony. Please line up in the Central Garage (Business Lot 11), Level 4, located northwest of the Huntsman Center. See this map for details.
  • Guests are allowed to bring a small bag (no larger than 6.5" x 4.5"). Bags for medical supplies and diaper bags are permitted but are subject to search. Otherwise, guests are encouraged to bring their belongings in a clear bag.
  • Alcohol, artificial noise makers, backpacks (clear bags are encouraged), confetti, drones, fireworks, outside food/drink, umbrellas and weapons are not allowed in the Jon M. Huntsman Center. A full list of prohibited items can be found here. Balloons and strollers are allowed.
  • If guests need to store large items (such as wheelchairs, walkers, strollers, balloons, etc.) outside of the arena bowl, they can be temporarily stored at two separate locations:
    • Lounge located next to Door 2 near Portal 3
    • Inside the ticket office next to Door 1 by Portal 24

Security will not be present in these storage areas. Guests are advised to secure their personal belongings.


Last Updated: 4/12/24