male student smiling at the Watts College Convocation

Watts College Convocation

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. It is necessary to register to participate in any in-person events. A link will be made available to you on your My ASU page to register via MarchingOrder

Your Marching Order sight will open on Monday, October 16, 2023 and you must indicate your intent by November 15, 2023.

We recommend that you indicate that you're attending the ceremony even if you are unsure of the number of guests. We do not require tickets for the ceremony so we will be able to accommodate more guests if you indicate a lower number. 

No. If students choose not to take part in any ceremony and their university academic requirements are met, graduates will receive their diplomas in the mail.

If your university academic requirements are met, you will receive your diploma in the mail. Diplomas are mailed approximately six to eight weeks after the degree conferral date. Graduates will receive an email notification via their ASU email account when their diploma has been mailed. Diplomas are mailed to the student's diploma mailing address, which can be viewed and updated from My ASU. For more information, visit

Graduates who do not plan to return for future graduation celebrations may request to have a diploma case mailed directly to them.

Please request your diploma cover from the Watts College Dean's Office. Please allow 2-3 weeks for processing after graduation.