Photo of CEHS graduates entering the field for convocation.

Guest Information

Gates open for guests:  11:30 a.m.

For safety reasons and to minimize the obstruction of view, balloons, large signs, strollers and umbrellas are not permitted at convocation. Thank you for your cooperation.

‌Guest Seating

Guests without tickets will not be admitted.

For safety reasons and to minimize the obstruction of view, balloons, large signs and umbrellas are not permitted at convocation.

Strollers are not allowed on the Sprague Field bleachers. Families who bring strollers will be required to leave them unattended as they cannot be brought onto the bleachers, but space is limited. Thank you for your cooperation.

Sprague Field is outside, so guests should dress according to the weather.


The 2019 College of Education and Human Services Convocation will take place at Sprague Field. Gates to the field will open 90 minutes before the start of the Convocation. All parking is free during Convocation at CarParc Diem and the Red Hawk Deck. Shuttle service to/from CarParc Diem will begin 90 minutes prior to Convocation and end 45 minutes after the close of the ceremony.

Please enter campus via College Avenue, Yogi Berra Drive or Clove Road and proceed to CarParc Diem or the Red Hawk Parking Deck. (Note: Entering campus via Yogi Berra Drive and exiting using Clove Road offers the most direct access to Route 46 and Route 3.) Visit the campus map for details.

Disability Seating and Parking

Please plan to arrive early if you have any special seating arrangements.

Please park in the Red Hawk Deck and take the elevator to level 2. An ADA shuttle will be available continuously beginning 90 minutes prior to Convocation to take you directly to Sprague Field. Shuttle service will taper off once the event being. Return service will begin when Convocation ends and continue for 45 minutes.


Family members and guests will not be permitted on Sprague Field. Please plan to take photos with family and /or faculty following the ceremony at an alternate location on campus.

For your convenience, we have made arrangements with Island Photography to take each student’s photograph as they cross the stage. Within 48 hours after the ceremony, students will be sent a secure link via email to view and order photos.  Complimentary paper proofs will be mailed to students’ homes within 3-5 days after the ceremony. There is no obligation to purchase photos from Island Photography. For questions, please email