Thunderbird Graduation Events

Our next Thunderbird convocation takes place on May 6, 2016. Join us for this convocation event and other graduation activities.

Convocation Ceremony

Thunderbird Graduation - Graduate

Date: Friday, May 6, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. (doors open at 9:00 a.m.) - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Thunderbird Events Center, Thunderbird School of Global Management
Programs graduating:
Full-time MBA, Dual Degrees, Post MBA, Global MBA Online, MA, MS and Executive MBA
Guest Speaker: Matt Salmon,
Congressman, 5th District of Arizona
 Open to all students, friends, family and Thunderbird Community with a valid ticket.


Download official spring 2016 Convocation invitation.

Safety & security

To ensure everyone’s safety, Thunderbird’s security staff will be performing bag checks at each main entrance. All bags are subject to search and bags larger than a purse or small tote (luggage) will not be permitted inside the venue. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Live viewing

Can’t make it to campus for convocation? Watch the ceremony live! (The link will activate 15 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony at 9:45 a.m. MST)

Celebrate your graduate’s accomplishment with flowers. Floral arrangements are available for sale prior to the start of convocation ceremonies - or you can order a custom arrangement in advance from