Veterans Honor Stole Ceremony

 

 

Congratulations to our student veteran graduates! The fall 2018 Veteran Honor Stole Ceremony showcased more than 100 veteran graduates, guest speaker Judge Richard Gregg Maxon and 700+ guests in attendance. Explore some feature pieces from ASU Now on distinguished veteran graduates, as well as other touching moments within the ASU veteran community this graduation season.

 

 

 

 

 

Frequently asked questions

Fall 2018 Honor Stole Ceremony

When can I RSVP?

When can I RSVP?

Registration will open in mid-October. Continue to check this site for updates.

How do I RSVP for the Veterans Honor Stole Ceremony?

How do I RSVP for the Veterans Honor Stole Ceremony?

Like other graduation ceremonies, you will go to the RSVP Ceremonies link on My ASU. The link will be accessible once registration is open. For step-by-step instructions, click here.

Are tickets required?

Are tickets required?

No, tickets are not required. Both the event and parking for the event are free. You will need to confirm your guest count when you register, and an email confirmation will be sent to notify you we received your RSVP.

When and where should graduates arrive on the day of the ceremony?

When and where should graduates arrive on the day of the ceremony?

Graduates must report between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. to check in for the ceremony. Check-in will be outside of the Student Pavilion — look for signs marked "Check-in." Guests will not need to check in.

How many guests can I bring?

How many guests can I bring?

There is no limit to the number of guests you may bring to this special ceremony, but please indicate your guest count when registering.

Where should I park?

Where should I park?

Parking will be free. The nearest parking structure will be the ASU Apache Boulevard parking garage.

Will there be a concession stand?

Will there be a concession stand?

No, but we will have water stations available for you and your guests.

I have a guest who will need special accommodation. What should I expect?

I have a guest who will need special accommodation. What should I expect?

Please be sure to indicate on your RSVP that you or your guest will need special accommodation.

Do I need a cap, gown and hood for the Veterans Honor Stole Ceremony?

Do I need a cap, gown and hood for the Veterans Honor Stole Ceremony?

No, academic regalia is not worn at this ceremony. We suggest business casual attire. Pictures will be taken and each graduating veteran will walk across the stage to receive their veteran stole.

Where can I get more information about commencement week?

Where can I get more information about commencement week?

For additional details about the commencement week schedule, click here.

Is there a clear bag policy in the Student Pavilion?

Is there a clear bag policy in the Student Pavilion?

No. However, for other ceremonies held in Gammage Auditorium and the Wells Fargo Arena, the Clear Bag Policy will be enforced. Click here for more information.

I still have other questions — who should I contact?

I still have other questions — who should I contact?

Please contact Michelle Loposky at militaryadvocate@asu.edu.

Spring 2018

More than 700 student veterans graduated from ASU in spring 2018. Read more about some of the outstanding graduates who were honored at this year's ceremony. 

Congratulations Veteran Graduates 2017

Honoring student veterans at ASU

At the end of each semester, the Pat Tillman Veterans Center and the ASU Alumni Association recognize student veteran graduates with the Veterans Honor Stole Ceremony. Every year the ceremony grows larger, with more than 150 graduates and 700+ guests in attendance this year. It is a point of pride for our student veterans and their families.