2021 Convocation

Degree candidates, congratulations! You are on your way to receiving a degree from the Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice. Below is a list of updated information as of June 3, 2021.

534th Convocation

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 4:00 pm (CDT)

This will be a virtual ceremony. You can watch the ceremony here.

All candidates participate in this ceremony, during which the president will verbally confer degrees to groups of candidates by degree type and academic program.

The Crown Family School Hooding Ceremony

Thursday, June 10, 2021
1:00-3:00 pm
Main Quadrangle, 5801 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL
The University of Chicago

This will be a virtual ceremony. You can watch the ceremony here.

The Crown Family School Diploma Distribution

Candidates will pick up their diploma and alumni gifts at the diploma distribution tent after walking across the stage during the Hooding Ceremony. Students should check their email for detailed instructions. Diplomas will be mailed to students who are not able to join us in person.

Licensure Information

Once you have obtained your degree, you are eligible to sit for the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) exam to become a Licensed Social Worker. Click here for more information.

Alumni Resources

As a Crown Family School graduate, you are a member of an accomplished and caring professional community of over 9,000 Crown Family School alumni working in countless ways to create a more just, equitable, and humane society. You are also part of the greater University of Chicago alumni community, a group of almost 180,000 individuals shaping how the world thinks about everything from literature to economics to theoretical physics. We encourage you to be a strong link in the Crown Family School community network by maintaining a close connection to the School, its programs, and its students. Visit the Resources and Alumni pages of our site to learn more about alumni benefits and the community.