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Northwestern School of Communication

School of Communication Convocation

2024 School of Communication Undergraduate Convocation

School of Communication Convocation

Congratulations, Class of 2024!

The Convocation will be on Saturday, June 8, 2024 at 9 a.m. at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Actor, comedian, writer, producer, and School of Communication alum Billy Eichner (C00) will deliver the address to students. 

Event Details

Convocation will be held at 9 a.m. at Welsh-Ryan Arena, 2705 Ashland Avenue, Evanston, IL on Saturday, June 8, 2024. Graduates should arrive in regalia between 8:00 and 8:15 am. Plentiful complimentary parking is available next to the arena.

The Welsh-Ryan Arena doors will open for guests at 8 a.m. for general admission seating. Graduates will receive an email in March to order up to 10 tickets for their guests for this convocation. More ticket information can be found on the commencement website.

The School of Communication convocation will be livestreamed and a link will be available on this page closer to the date. A professional photographer will be taking individual photos of the students as they cross the stage and shake hands with Dean E. Patrick Johnson and will be available for purchase a week after the ceremony. The graduate will receive an email about how to purchase the photos.

The convocation is expected to conclude by 10:30 a.m. and will be followed by a light reception that all graduates and guests are invited to attend.

Questions? Contact Tricia David at 

Convocation 2023

Livestream recording from June 10, 2023