Graduation & Convocation


Last updated March 31, 2021.

CAPLA Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony, Convocation Showcase & Program Graduation Receptions

Graduation Ceremony
Sunday, May 16, 7 p.m. (doors open and pre-show at 6 p.m.), Arizona Stadium
CAPLA | College of Fine Arts | College of Humanities

RSVP for Graduation Ceremony by April 30

The College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture is excited to partner with the College of Fine Arts and College of Humanities for our Graduation Ceremony, which combines commencement and convocation:

UArizona and CAPLA Graduation Ceremony | Sunday, May 16, 7 p.m. (doors open and pre-show begins at 6 p.m.), Arizona Stadium
This in-person, socially distanced ceremony combines UArizona commencement and CAPLA convocation, and also includes the College of Fine Arts and College of Humanities. It will be livestreamed and recorded. All graduating students should RSVP, whether attending or not. Please check back here or refer to the UArizona Commencement page for ongoing updates.

Up to four guests per graduating student may attend; students must register their guests at the link above.

View UArizona Commencement Details

CAPLA Convocation Showcase
Launches Friday afternoon, May 14, 2021
Class of 2021 Graduates from Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021

CAPLA would like to recognize all the amazing work our graduating students have done during their time with us. The CAPLA Convocation Showcase will highlight your work and all the amazing achievements during your CAPLA career. If you did not RSVP for the May 16 Graduation Ceremony, or if you are not participating in that event, please register now:

Register for CAPLA Convocation Showcase by May 9

Upload Your Photos for the Convocation Showcase

Please upload your photos at the following Box locations:

Student Photos and Work Images: - Must be submitted by May 9.
Upload your images into the appropriate degree box. Please either create a new subfolder within your degree folder named after you, or ensure that your uploaded images have your full name in their image names. Please upload one photo of you and up to seven project/work images (these may be from any project during your time at CAPLA). The images will not use captions and will appear in alphanumeric order based on the file name. At a minimum, please upload at least your own photo and, if possible, one project/class/internship, etc. photo.

Candid Photos: - Must be submitted by April 30 to be included in pre-show, or May 9 for CAPLA Convocation Showcase.
We are collecting candid photos of your years in CAPLA to be shared at the live Graduation Ceremony pre-show on Sunday, May 16 as well as the CAPLA Convocation Showcase website. Whether you are joining us for that event or not, we'd love to have your photos (with the caveat that we reserve the right to exclude photos based on content). The images will not use captions and will appear in alphanumeric order based on the file name in the CAPLA Convocation Showcase, though in the live Graduation Ceremony pre-show the order will be mixed.

Program Graduation Receptions
All CAPLA Graduating Students are invited!

During the week leading up to the May 16 Graduation Ceremony, CAPLA faculty and staff will be hosting program receptions for graduating students. Join your fellow graduating classmates, faculty and staff; pick up your unique CAPLA graduation gift; take a photograph with your program chair and dean; and enjoy refreshments. All gatherings will be at CAPLA in our Underwood Sonoran Garden from 9-10 a.m. to allow for faculty and staff to recognize our graduates in a more intimate setting (socially distanced, of course). The links below will provide more information about these receptions and an RSVP form.

Please RSVP for all events by April 21. Please RSVP even if you will not attend, so that we may be sure to have your mailing address for your CAPLA graduation gift if you cannot attend.

Bachelor's Graduates

Master's Graduates

CAPLA Class of 2020 Convocation

Class of 2020 members, we will reach out to you when we have further details on convocation ceremonies for the CAPLA Class of 2020, currently scheduled to coincide with UArizona Homecoming on or around November 6, 2021.

Complete Survey to Let Us Know If You Plan to Attend

For additional information or assistance about CAPLA Convocation, please contact Simmons Buntin, director of marketing and communications, at