Department Convocation 2017

 Economics Convocation Ceremony and Receptiongrad

The Department of Economics cordially invites Economics undergraduate and master students to a private Department ceremony on

           Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

 at Morris Dailey Auditorium.

Doors open for guest seating at 4:45p.m

Graduates line-up for the professional at 5:00pm

Register for department graduation even if you are not planning to attend. We want to have correct spelling and listing of names. Click on Econ Convocation Registration



All graduates attending the department (and the university-wide) graduation must wear regalia. You can purchase regalia from the Spartan Bookstore Graduation Center. The cost for master's regalia typically costs around $75 - 90 including the gown, cap, hood, and tassel. The hood color for MA is white and gold for MS and the tassel is black. Cost is approxiately $45 for Bachelor's set with the cream tassel. Please note that the master's gown is different from a undergraduate gown. Regaia is normally availble at the Bookstore in April, but you can call (408) 924-1802 to confirm and check availability.


Ticket Information

Event tickets are available for purchase for $15.00. Graduating students are free, but all other guests, including current students, must purchase a ticket. This covers the reception costs. Children 10 and under are free. Last day for online ticket sales in on Wednesday, May 10th, 2017. 

Click on this link to purchase ticket: Convocation Ticket


Spartan Stadium/ University-wide Commencement Information

San Jose State University will also hold a graduation ceremony for all students who graduated Summer '16, Fall'16 and Spring '17. The event will be held Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Spartan Stadium. The event starts at 9:00 a.m. (graduates must arrive at 8:00 a.m. to line up) and lasts until approximately 11:00 a.m. There is no cost to attend and no tickets are required (the stadium seats 31,000 people so there will be plenty of room)

Detailed information about the univesity-wide commencement can be found at the