• main commencement ceremony on the green
  • banners in commencement procession
  • commencement procession
  • students lined up waiting for procession
  • student veteran at commencement
  • main commencement ceremony in front of waterman building

217th Commencement Ceremonies — May 19 and 20, 2018

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Graduate College Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 19
12:30 p.m.
Multipurpose Facility

The president will confer upon degree candidates master and doctoral degrees. All master and doctoral degree students will be hooded and presented with their diploma.


The University Commencement Main Ceremony

Sunday, May 20
8:20 a.m.
University Green

A formal ceremony where the president will confer baccalaureate degrees and honorary degrees. Students will receive their diploma at their home college/school ceremony later in the day.

College and school ceremonies are scheduled throughout the afternoon following the University Commencement Main Ceremony on Sunday, May 20. At these ceremonies, undergraduates will walk across the stage of their home college/school and receive their diploma.

Which college/school is my graduate in?

If you are unsure of which college or school your graduate is affiliated with, follow this link to search an alphabetical list of academic offerings in the university’s online catalog.


The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine
Commencement Ceremony

Sunday, May 20
3 p.m.
Ira Allen Chapel

The president will confer upon degree candidates the doctor of medicine degree. Graduates will take their professional oath.