Psychology Convocation

27th Annual Psychology Convocation Ceremony
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 4:00pm

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.

Congratulations graduates! You can download the Convocation footage from DropBox.

Psyc Convocation flyer (pdf)

Registration Required

The deadline is May 1st to have your name and statement in our printed program.

You may still participate if you miss the 5/1 deadline, sorry your name will not be in the printed program.


  • Graduates do not need a ticket to participate in Convocation
  • Each Psychology Graduate who registers online will receive two complimentary
    tickets for family and friends. Complimentary tickets will be available for pickup in
    the Psychology Department Office (DMH 157) during regular office hours from May 15th-23rd only. Please bring picture ID. Sorry we can not replace lost or stolen tickets.
  • Additional tickets will be available for purchase ($7.50/ea.) at the SJSU Event Center
    Box Office (7th/San Carlos) starting April 3rd and can be purchased through the
    day of the event. Children 5 yrs. of age and younger are free.

Box Office Hours

Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm; Sat. 10am-12pm

Payment Method

Cash, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover. Sorry no phone, fax, or online sales.

Important Dates

  • April 3 - May 24
    Tickets available for purchase at SJSU Event Center Box Office
  • May 1
    Deadline to register and be included in printed program
  • May 15-23
    Complimentary tickets available for pickup at Psychology Office (DMH 157)
  • May 24
    Psychology Convocation, graduates please arrive at 2:00pm
  • May 27
    SJSU Commencement 


Parking is free at all SJSU lots the entire day.

2:00pm Doors Open for Graduates

Arrive on time for instructions, a practice walkthrough, plus group photo. Arrive in your regalia and keep your personal items to a minimum. 
Only graduates will be allowed in the building at this time. 

3:30pm Doors Open for Guests

Main entrance is upstairs; wheelchair access is on the ground level. Other special needs requests can be made in advance by contacting the Event Center online ( or by phone (408) 924-6360.
Please note: Balloons and air horns will not be allowed in the venue.

4:00pm Ceremony Begins

Directly following the convocation at approximately 6:00pm, light refreshments will be served. 


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.

Pre-Event Registration

Register with GradImages  before the event and get $5 off on orders of $25 or more. 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.

Getting Your Photos After Graduation

GradImages® was the official photographer at your event. Your photos are now available to view and order by visiting

Enter Last Name and select Event Year from the dropdown menu. For additional help, contact Customer Service Department:
800.261.2576 or email


SJSU Event Center will be providing videography services, the event will be streamed live for any family or friends unable to attend the ceremony. Please share this link:

Psyc Convocation flyer(pdf)

Congratulations graduates! You can download the Convocation footage from DropBox.

Need Help?

Please contact the Psychology Department with any questions:


SJSU Commencement

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Commencement Guide
Graduation FAQs
Quick Info