Thunderbird Graduation Events

Our next Thunderbird convocation takes place Thursday, August 20th. Join us for this convocation event and other graduation activities.

Convocation Ceremony

Thunderbird Graduation - Graduate

Date: Thursday, August 20, 2015
Time: 4:00 p.m. (doors open at 3:00 p.m)
Location: Thunderbird Events Center, Thunderbird School of Global Management
Programs graduating:
Full-time MBA, Global MBA Online and Executive MBA
 Open to all students, friends, family and Thunderbird Community.


Download official summer 2015 Convocation invitation.


Tickets will not be required to the Summer 2015 Convocation Ceremony.


Graduating students, please confirm your plans to attend convocation by completing the “Summer Convocation Registration” questionnaire - To fill out the form you must download here and then open with Adobe Acrobat. Note: The deadline to register is August 6, 2015, 11:59 p.m. If you do not complete the survey by this date, your information will not be included in the ceremony. 

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. 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 3:45 p.m. MST.)

Future convocation information

Convocation date

Programs graduating



Summer 2015
August 20, 2015

Full-time MBA, Global MBA Online and Executive MBA

4:00 p.m.

Thunderbird Event Center

Fall 2015
December 11, 2015

Full-time MBA, Dual Degrees, Post MBA, Global MBA Online, MA, MS, Online Dual Degree with Indiana University and SABIC

10 a.m.

Thunderbird Event Center