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SPA Convocation

Congratulations School of Public Administration Class of 2017!

2017 Convocation

Spring 2018 SPA’s Convocation Ceremony

UNM SPA's Convocation Ceremony will take place at Keller Hall, Center for the Arts, on Friday, May 11, 2018, at 5:30 pm. Those participating in the SPA Convocation Ceremony must arrive by 4:45 pm.   

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 2018 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. For Spring 2018 graduates, it will take place on Saturday, May 12, 2018. 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.

Pro Paper Approval:

MPA students planning on graduating in Spring or Summer 2018:  

To be eligible to “walk” in SPA’s Convocation Ceremony, you must receive approval from your Pro-Paper Chair. Please complete the Pro-Paper "To Walk" 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 2018:

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.