SPA Convocation


Congratulations UNM School of Public Administration Class of 2016!

2016 Graduation

Spring 2017 SPA’s Convocation Ceremony

Event Details: The SPA convocation will take place on Friday, May 12, 2017 at 2:00pm in Keller Hall (which is in the Center for the Arts on Main Campus). 

Academic Regalia for the School's Convocation Ceremony is mandatory. You may order your regalia from the UNM Bookstore.  A reception will immediately follow the ceremony. 

Have any questions? 

 For further information about the Spring 2017 SPA Convocation Ceremony, please contact Angela Kamman via email at or at (505) 277-5873.

UNM Commencement Ceremony

There is a Commencement Ceremony sponsored by the University Secretary Office.  It will take place on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 9:00am in WisePies Arena aka "The Pit." If you plan on attending the Commencement Ceremony, please sign up online.  Once there, click on Student Signup. A UNM NetID will be required to sign up online.

For information on the Commencement Ceremony, please contact the Office of the University Secretary at or at (505) 277-4664.


MPA students planning on graduating in Spring or Summer 2017:  

To be eligible to “walk” in SPA’s Convocation Ceremony, you must receive approval from your Pro-Paper Chair. Please complete the Pro-Paper Approval Form and return to the SPA. Once we receive your approval from your Pro-Paper Chair, you will receive an email confirmation from SPA staff. **However, for students that are currently enrolled in the Professional Paper Capstone Course, you will not need this form. The instructor will provide a class list to the main SPA office. **

MHA students planning on graduating in Spring or Summer 2017:

To be eligible to "walk" in SPA's Convocation Ceremony, please contact Mr. Jim Pendergast (MHA Program Manager) for further instructions at / (505) 277-3074.