CAST Convocation

This year the College of Applied Science & Technology (CAST) celebrates 319 graduates and their families. We look forward to sharing this important moment in your life, whether you attend in person in Sierra Vista, Arizona, or join us on the live stream. Our event hashtag is #CASTGrad2022, and you can follow the Instagram and Twitter action on our tag wall here or below.

Attend In Person

Below are the details for attending the Convocation Ceremony and After Party in Sierra Vista, Arizona on May 12.

Convocation Ceremony

  • Date: Thursday, May 12.
  • Time: Doors open at 3:15 p.m., ceremony will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. (Arizona Time).
  • Location: Buena High School, 5225 E Buena School Blvd, Sierra Vista, AZ (Map). In the Klein Center for the Performing Arts.
  • Parking: Park in the Buena High School general parking areas; the faculty lot next to the building will not be available.
  • Dress Code: Regalia, please dress in appropriate attire.
  • Photography: Guests will not be allowed to approach the stage during the ceremony.
  • Glitter: No glitter or confetti policy at Convocation.

After Party

  • Date: Thursday, May 12.
  • Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m. (Arizona Time).
  • Location: Buena High School, 5225 E Buena School Blvd, Sierra Vista, AZ (Map). In the Cafeteria.

The After Party includes food and non-alcoholic beverages, a professional photographer, music, and a faculty, administrators, and staff meet and greet.

Watch Live

The live stream begins on May 12 at 3 p.m. (Arizona Time).

Hashtag Wall



UArizona Commencement

Below are details for attending the UArizona Commencement Ceremony and Pre-Commencement Celebration in Tucson, Arizona on May 13.

Commencement Ceremony

  • Date: Thursday, May 13
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. (Arizona Time)
  • Location: University of Arizona Stadium, 1 N National Championship Dr, Tucson, AZ 85719 (map)

Information on Commencement

Pre-Commencement Celebration

  • Date: Friday, May 13
  • Time: 4:30-6 p.m. (Arizona Time)
  • Location: Environment and Natural Resources 2 Building, 1064 E Lowell St, Tucson, AZ 85719 (map)
  • Parking: The Sixth Street Garage at 1201 E 6th St, is the closest garage to the ENR2 Building.

Arizona Online and The Near You Network will host a “Pre-Commencement Celebration” for our graduates. Light refreshments will be served, a photographer will be present to take your graduate picture in your cap and gown and our Vice Provost, Craig Wilson, will be giving a congratulatory speech. Shortly after 6 pm, graduates will walk to the Arizona Stadium together and sit as a group during the Commencement Ceremony.

Information from Arizona Online