Commencement
ceremony highlights

Congratulations, graduates, on the completion or planned completion of your sustainability degree program at Arizona State University. You deserve to be very proud of this significant academic achievement and are on your way to great things as an alumnus.

Below we have compiled a list of current and previous years’ commencement highlights. On each year’s commencement highlights page, you will find a list of news articles, downloads and multimedia. You can also enjoy our convocation playlist, which features the convocation theme songs of each graduating class.

We wish you the best in all your future endeavors and hope to see you return as an alumnus or student.

  • 2020 spring commencement
    Honoring 86 undergraduate and 70 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among roughly 16,400 ASU graduates.
  • 2019 fall commencement
    Honoring 50 undergraduate and 36 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among roughly 8,400 ASU graduates.
  • 2019 spring commencement
    Honoring 74 undergraduate and 80 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among roughly 15,800 ASU graduates.
  • 2018 fall commencement
    Honoring 40 undergraduate and 23 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among roughly 7,800 ASU graduates.
  • 2018 spring commencement
    Honoring 65 undergraduate and 45 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among roughly 15,000 ASU graduates.
  • 2017 fall commencement
    Honoring 24 undergraduate and 17 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among roughly 7,700 ASU graduates.
  • 2017 spring commencement
    Honoring 57 undergraduate and 55 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among roughly 14,000 ASU graduates.
  • 2016 fall commencement
    Honoring 25 undergraduate and 8 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among more than 7,000 ASU graduates.
  • 2016 spring commencement
    Honoring 66 undergraduate and 52 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among more than 13,000 ASU graduates.
  • 2015 fall commencement
    Honoring 25 undergraduates and 14 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among more than 6,000 ASU graduates.
  • 2015 spring commencement
    Honoring 62 undergraduate and 41 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among more than 12,000 ASU graduates.
  • 2014 fall commencement
    Honoring 28 undergraduate and 8 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among more than 6,000 ASU graduates.
  • 2014 spring commencement
    Honoring 84 undergraduate and 17 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among more than 12,000 ASU graduates.
  • 2013 fall commencement
    Honoring 42 undergraduate and 11 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among more than 4,700 ASU graduates.
  • 2013 spring commencement
    Honoring 101 undergraduate and 11 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among more than 12,000 ASU graduates.
  • 2012 fall commencement
    Honoring 47 undergraduate and 5 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among more than 6,000 ASU graduates.
  • 2012 spring commencement
    Honoring 112 undergraduate and 11 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among more than 10,000 ASU graduates.
  • 2011 fall commencement
    Honoring 64 undergraduate and 3 graduate students from the School of Sustainability among nearly 5,500 ASU graduates.
  • 2011 spring commencement
    Honoring 113 graduates and more than doubling the School’s alumni population. Graduates included 2 doctoral students, 10  master’s students, and 101 undergraduates.
  • 2010 fall commencement
    Honoring 31 undergraduate and 4 graduate students, including Lisa Dirks, a member of the original cohort of six students who enrolled when the School of Sustainability launched in Spring 2007.
  • 2010 spring commencement
    Honoring 50 undergraduate and 16 graduate students, including Jin Ho Jo, the university’s first-ever Ph.D. in sustainability.
  • 2009 fall commencement
    Honoring one graduate student and four undergraduate students from the School of Sustainability, among more than 5,000 ASU graduates.
  • 2009 spring commencement
    Honoring six graduate students and six undergraduate students, the first class of graduates from the School. University Commencement featured an address from President Barack Obama.
  • 2008 fall commencement
    Nearly 5,000 graduates received their degrees during this ceremony, including Brigitte Bavousett, the first-ever graduate from ASU’s School of Sustainability.