Cronkite School Finals Week

April 22, 2018 - 12:00pm to April 27, 2018 - 6:00pm

During the final week of classes, the Cronkite School keeps a variety of computer labs (352, 354, 356, 660) and editing bays (320, 662) open and accessible 24/7 for students finishing end-of-semester projects (in addition to the First Amendment Forum and Reading Room, which are always open).

There also will be free Keurig coffee and tea available in the First Amendment Forum between midnight and 7 a.m. during the week for students. As always, students will need their student ID card to access the building between midnight and 7 a.m.

Getting It Right: The Art of Investigative Reporting

April 23, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Paul J. Schatt Memorial Lecture

Carol Leonnig, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter at The Washington Post, discusses investigative journalism with Leonard Downie Jr., Weil Family Professor of Journalism and former executive editor of The Washington Post.

This talk is part of the Paul J. Schatt Memorial Lecture, an annual event held each spring by the Cronkite School in honor of the longtime Arizona Republic editor who taught journalism at ASU for more than 30 years.

Spring 2018 Convocation

May 8, 2018 - 7:00pm

The Cronkite School's spring 2018 convocation ceremony is held on Tuesday, May 8, at 7 p.m. at Comerica Theatre. Doors open at 6 p.m.

The processional begins promptly at 7 p.m. Degree candidates' names are read as they cross the stage to receive personal congratulations from Dean Christopher Callahan.

For details on ASU’s university-wide commencement ceremonies, visit

Summer Journalism Institute 2018

June 3, 2018 - 8:00am to June 15, 2018 - 12:00pm

For two weeks every summer, the Cronkite School brings high school students to ASU for intensive, hands-on experiences in broadcast and print journalism. The students come from Arizona and several other states for the residential program.

The SJI experience includes hands-on experience in reporting, social media, Web production, shooting and editing video and photos, and producing and directing a student newscast. Students report and produce original stories and create an SJI website or news broadcast. They are housed in an ASU Downtown Phoenix campus residence hall under the supervision of ASU students who serve as counselors.

Registration is open for this program. For more information, visit

High School Media Innovation Camp 2018

June 17, 2018 - 8:00am to June 29, 2018 - 12:00pm

A special summer program for high school students interested in experimenting with the latest technology used by journalists and media professionals.

This on-campus residential experience gives participants the opportunity to learn about game development, 360-degree video, virtual reality technology and other tools used by media companies throughout the world.

Registration is open for this program. For more information, visit

Cronkite Sports Broadcast Boot Camp 2018

July 15, 2018 - 8:00am to July 28, 2018 - 12:00pm

A special summer program designed exclusively for high school students interested in sports journalism.

This on-campus residential experience puts participants in the middle of the action, covering professional sports teams such as the Arizona Diamondbacks, Arizona Cardinals and Phoenix Mercury.

Registration is open for this program. For more information, visit