Anderson Graduation Ceremony Information

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Anderson Graduation Ceremony

Class of 2021 Virtual Celebration

On behalf of the faculty and staff at the Anderson School of Management we are delighted to congratulate you on your upcoming graduation! The 44th Annual Anderson School of Management Spring Convocation Ceremony will be presented virtually. We recognize that you have the opportunity to participate in the University in-person convocation event to be held at UNM’s outdoor football venue, University Stadium on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 9 a.m., and Anderson is thrilled to be able to continue to recognize your incredible accomplishments through a virtual ceremony for Anderson Graduates. Anderson will honor and personally recognize the Spring Class of 2021, composed of students who completed their Master of Business Administration, Master of Accounting, Master of Science in Cybersecurity and Business Analytics and a Bachelor of Business Administration in the Spring or Summer 2021.

We encourage our graduates to participate in two important recognition events that will celebrate your hard work!  We are positive that through your perseverance to complete your program of study, throughout a global pandemic, you have the knowledge, confidence and skills to be successful in your future endeavors and look forward to a continued relationship with you as an Anderson School of Management alum!

Congratulations Spring Class of 2021, to each and every one of you for your achievement!

Slide Show Recognition

First is the Anderson School of Management website slideshow recognition, which will be part of our virtual graduation that launches on Anderson graduation site on Saturday, May 15 at 2:00 p.m. To find out how to participate in Anderson’s slideshow recognition please review the instructions by clicking the following button. The deadline to submit your graduation slide is Monday, April 26, 2021. If you have any questions concerning the slideshow, please call 277-3290 or email Tessa Gamez at tessgamez@unm.edu

Create My Graduation Slide

Diploma Cover Drive-Thru

The second is the Diploma Cover Drive-Thru event that will take place on Saturday, May 15, 2021, 3-5p.m. This event will be to give you the UNM diploma cover you would have received at Anderson’s Convocation Ceremony. This event will not require you to exit your vehicle! You will begin by driving east on Las Lomas to front of the McKinnon Center for Management, 1922 Las Lomas NE Albuquerque, NM 87106. You will enter into the loading zone, where you will be handed your UNM diploma cover and can return on to Las Lomas, continuing east to exit. Wearing graduation regalia and Lobo gear is highly encouraged!

If you anticipate graduating with Scholastic Achievement Honors (for undergraduate students), please read the honors policy. Information about purchasing graduation accessories, diploma frames and tassels can be found at the UNM Bookstores website.

Privacy Flag Waiver

The names of any graduating students who have a privacy flag set on their student record will NOT be printed in the virtual ceremony program or displayed during the ceremony, unless they fill out and submit a Limited Privacy Flag Waiver form. An updated version of this form can be downloaded here. A picture ID will be required to validate a student’s identity. Due to COVID-19, web conferencing appointments will be set up to conduct a check of identification. Graduating students can contact the Office of the University Secretary at graduation@unm.edu or (505)277-4664 to make an appointment.

UNM Graduation Ceremony

More information about the Spring 2021 UNM General Commencement is available at http://graduation.unm.edu.

Graduation Speaker Application

Anderson is seeking class speakers for the Spring Convocation ceremony. If you're graduating and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher, you're eligible to apply. Summer graduates are eligible to participate in spring or fall convocation.

Applications are due Monday, April 19, 2021.

Undergraduate Speaker
Graduate Speaker

Please send applications to the Anderson Advisement Office: andersonadvising@unm.edu

BBA Graduation Application

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If you are graduating this semester, you will receive a letter with information about the Anderson Convocation.

Family and friends do not need tickets. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. For more information about ceremony dates, caps, gowns, MBA hoods, invitations, as well as the UNM General Commencement, please go to http://graduation.unm.edu/

Privacy Flag

If you have a PRIVACY FLAG on your records at UNM, your name cannot be printed in the program for graduation unless you contact the Registrar at the campus where you attend to have your privacy flag removed permanently from your academic record or sign a 'Limited Privacy Waiver' in the Office of the University Secretary (please remember to bring a picture ID) in order to release your directory information for commencement purposes only.