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Media must request commencement credentials by May 3

April 28, 2009
ASU is currently pre-registering members of the media who wish to cover its May 13 Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony takes place at 7 p.m. in Sun Devil Stadium.

Due to the large number of media interested in covering commencement, which features President Barack Obama as the commencement speaker, credentials MUST be requested by Sunday, May 3, at 5 p.m. Members of the media will be contacted the week of May 4 as to whether or not their request has been approved. More detailed information like arrival time and check-in location also will be communicated that week.

To request credentials, email name and the media outlet represented to  If on freelance assignment, also include the name of the media outlet represented and a contact at that outlet who can be called to verify. Please also include if you represent print, TV/photo or radio so you can be seated in the appropriate section. If you have any mobility issues please let us know so we can accommodate.

If you represent a television station and are interested in broadcasting live throughout the day, please call Sharon Keeler at 480-965-4012 to discuss details.

For more information on ASU’s commencement ceremony visit the website