2022 Graduation Ceremonies

School of Professional Studies Convocation

Congratulations to all 2022 graduates!


In-Person Convocation

The stream of the in-person SPS Convocation ceremony is available below.


Virtual Convocation 

The SPS Virtual Convocation and individual student clips are available to view at https://northwestern.stageclip.com/.

The Virtual Convocation is a rich experience designed for all of our students, whether or not you attended the in-person SPS Convocation. The virtual ceremony features Convocation speakers, an address from the Dean of SPS, special elements, and personalized content to commemorate your achievement.  Students can access personalized graduation pages to keep and share with family, friends, and on social media using  #NU2022 #NorthwesternSPS.


Northwestern University-wide Commencement

Northwestern recognized the entire graduating class from across all Northwestern schools at the Northwestern Commencement. The 164th Annual University-wide Commencement can be streamed on this page 



Terms and Events

Convocation is a separate ceremony where students are recognized individually by their Northwestern schools. During the ceremony, student, faculty, and keynote speakers will address graduates and their families, and each graduate will be given recognition of their graduation.

Commencement is the Northwestern University-wide ceremony where the graduating class is commemorated as a whole. During the ceremony, student, faculty, and guest speakers will address graduates and their families.



Questions regarding the School of Professional Studies Convocation can be directed to spsconvocation@northwestern.edu.

Questions regarding Northwestern University Commencement can be directed to commencement@northwestern.edu.

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