More than 4,700 Sun Devils to graduate this December

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The time has come for more than 4,700 students at Arizona State University to turn their tassels to the left and have their degrees conferred.

University commencement ceremonies are set to take place Dec. 17-18, in Wells Fargo Arena, on ASU's Tempe campus. The graduate ceremony is scheduled for 11 a.m., Dec. 17, and the undergraduate ceremony will take place at 8:30 a.m., Dec. 18.

ASU President Michael M. Crow will serve as the official speaker for the undergraduate ceremony.

Individual schools and colleges will host special convocation ceremonies throughout the week. Below are just a few of them. Please visit the official website to learn whether tickets for the convocation you’re attending are required.

Monday, Dec. 16

College of Nursing and Health Innovation
10 a.m., Phoenix Convention Center, West Building, Level 3

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
3 p.m., Grady Gammage Auditorium, Tempe campus

New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
2 p.m., Fletcher Lawn Library, West campus

Tuesday, Dec. 17

Barrett, the Honors College
2 p.m., Nelson Fine Arts Center, Tempe campus

American Indian Convocation
7:30 p.m., Neeb Hall, Tempe campus

Wednesday, Dec. 18

Hispanic Convocation
11:30 a.m., Grady Gammage Auditorium, Tempe campus

Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
12:30 p.m., Wells Fargo Arena, Tempe campus

Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
4:30 p.m., Wells Fargo Arena, Tempe campus

Thursday, Dec. 19

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
9 a.m., Wells Fargo Arena, Tempe campus

W. P. Carey School of Business
2:30 p.m., Wells Fargo Arena, Tempe campus

College of Technology and Innovation
10 a.m., Sun Devil Fitness Complex on the Polytechnic campus

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