University convocation is usually a bi-annual celebration where graduating students receive their academic hoods, and cross the stage to receive their degrees in front of their university’s president, provost, faculty members and family and friends in the audience. University convocation celebrates students’ culmination of their academic journey with a particular school.
University convocation refers to a celebratory ceremony where degrees are conferred upon a graduating class. The school’s president, provost and faculty members are dressed in regalia and students receive their academic hoods when on stage. Once graduates are hooded and cross the stage, they have officially graduated.