Psychology Convocation

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27th Annual Psychology Convocation Ceremony
Wednesday, May 24, 2017


This event was created for students, faculty, family, and friends to acknowledge and celebrate the hard work and determination required to complete an academic program. All Psychology Undergraduate and Master’s Candidates graduating in December 2016, May 2017, or August 2017 are welcomed.

Application will be available online in February/March.


Tickets for your family, friends, and guests will be sold at the Event Center Box office (near 7th and San Salvador Streets) beginning in April (date to be determined) and on the day of the event. Children 5 and under are free, graduates do not need a ticket.
Box office hours: Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm; Sat. 10am-12pm
Payment method: cash, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover. 
Sorry no phone, fax, or online sales.

Parking is free at all SJSU lots the entire day.


Please arrive at 2:00 p.m. for additional instructions, group photographs, and a practice walk through. The ceremony will begin at 4:00 p.m. and end at approximately 6:00 p.m. Arrive in your regalia and keep your personal items to a minimum. No guests will be allowed in at this time.


The Event Center doors will open at approximately 3:30 p.m. for all family and guests, please do not enter until then. The ceremony will begin at 4:00 pm.
Please note: Balloons and air horns will not be allowed in the venue. 
Wheelchair accommodations are accessible through the ground level entrance. Other special needs requests can be made in advance, please contact the Event Center at: or (408) 924-6360. 


Directly following the convocation.
More info to follow.


GradImages Photography will be available on the day of the convocation. All participants will be asked to fill out an index card with your name (written, as well as phonetically for proper pronunciation), your address, and email so the photographer may send proofs and ordering information.

Register with GradImages before the event and get $5 off on orders of $25 or more. Visit:, you may register your email and up to 6 emails of loved ones who would like to share in your accomplishment by viewing and ordering photos.

Post Graduation: Graduates at San Jose State University can locate their graduation photos online by visiting The following two pieces of information are required to access their account: 1/Last Name 2/Event Year.

Phone: (800) 261-2576


SJSU Event Center will be providing videography services, the event will be streamed live for any family or friends unable to attend the ceremony.
The footage will also be available for download until 7/25/16.

Congratulations, we hope to see you there!

The Convocation Committee



Please contact the Psychology Department with any questions:



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