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Spring 2022 Convocation

College of Health Solutions Convocation

Mark the date on your calendar!
Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at 2 p.m. MST (Arizona time)
Desert Financial Arena, Tempe campus, Arizona State University
Doors open at 1 p.m. MST (AZ time)

Congratulations, Class of 2022! You are ready to change the future of health, and it’s time to celebrate you and your many accomplishments. We look forward to honoring you in person this spring.

Friends, family members and other guests are welcome to attend the College of Health Solutions Convocation, and tickets are not required. Guests who are unable to attend in person can view the ceremony via live stream during the ceremony time.

Note: Graduate names will not be announced during College of Health Solutions Convocation unless the graduate registers and attends the ceremony.

Keynote speaker

Rear Admiral Michael D. Weahkee in uniform

The College of Health Solutions is pleased to welcome Rear Admiral Michael D. Weahkee as our keynote speaker for the Spring 2022 Convocation. Weahkee is an enrolled member of the Zuni Tribe who served as director of the Indian Health Service, an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. As director, Weahkee administered a nationwide health care delivery program that is responsible for providing preventive, curative and community health care to approximately 2.6 million American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Weahkee has received numerous individual public health honor and service awards throughout his career, including the Surgeon General’s Exemplary Service Medal, the Commissioned Officers Association 2021 Health Leader of the Year Award, the Distinguished Service Medal, three Outstanding Service Medals and several IHS National Director’s Awards.

Arizona State University Commencement

The ASU undergraduate and graduate Commencement ceremonies will take place Monday, May 9, 2022. Please check for updates and details about additional ceremonies you are invited to attend.

Important note
ASU’s Community of Care plan provides guidance regarding COVID-19 to create a safer environment to celebrate graduation.

  • As of March 14, 2022, face coverings will not be required across ASU campuses, except in a few locations (e.g., in designated courses with select required activities, on intercampus shuttles and in healthcare settings). Anyone (faculty, staff, students and visitors) on an ASU campus location may choose to wear a face covering at any time.
  • Graduates will be greeted by the dean and vice dean as they walk across the stage, however there will be no handshaking.
  • For more information, visit the ASU Commencement FAQ page.

Check your email
ASU and the College of Health Solutions will use your email address for all graduation and Convocation communications.

Steps for graduation and Convocation

Now that you have applied for graduation, you have just four things to do to enjoy the ceremonies to the fullest.

  1. Register for College of Health Solutions Convocation. 
    • In order to participate in Convocation, we require all graduates to register for the ceremony. There is no cost to register. 
    • Even if you do not plan on attending, we strongly encourage you to register in case you — or your family and friends — change your mind about participating.
    • Registration opens March 7, 2022, and closes on April 15, 2022.
  2. Order your cap and gown.
    • Order your cap and gown through the Online Grad Fair by Monday, April 11, 2022, at 12 a.m. EDT. After this deadline, all four campus bookstores will have regalia available for purchase until the day of Commencement.
    • Remember: Graduates must be wearing regalia in order to participate in graduation ceremonies.
    • For details on how you will wear your cap and gown, visit the Herff Jones website.
  3. Stay up to date.
    • Check this webpage throughout the spring semester and monitor your email for information regarding Commencement and Convocation.
  4. Invite family, friends and guests to the College of Health Solutions Convocation.

Graduates from previous pandemic years

We are excited to welcome all graduates from 2020 and spring 2021 back to campus to celebrate in person. If you would like to participate in an in-person College of Health Solutions Convocation, you are invited to join us at our spring 2022 ceremony.

For 2020 and spring 2021 graduates, these are the steps to register for the ceremony:

  1. Check your email and indicate your interest by April 4, 2022: You have been emailed an invitation to begin your registration for spring 2022 ceremonies to your email address. Click on the link provided in that email to indicate your interest in participating.
  2. Review the confirmation page: Once you submit that you are interested in participating, you will receive details on the confirmation page about finalizing your registration on March 7, 2022.
  3. Register for ceremonies: From March 7 to April 15, 2022, follow instructions for registering for ceremonies to indicate you plan to attend.

After April 4, 2022: If you miss the deadline to indicate your interest in participating, email us at We will assist in your registration process.