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Schedule of Events

Students who will complete their degree requirements in August or December are invited to participate in December commencement ceremonies. Students who will complete their degree requirements in May are invited to participate in May commencement ceremonies.

General Information

  • Graduates should plan to arrive at least one hour early as directed by their School or College. Graduates should enter the building off Spaniolo Drive via the West doors to the College Park Center.
  • Guests are encouraged to arrive one hour early.  Guests enter through the North doors of the College Park Center, just off Moritz Plaza. Live music begins one hour prior to the start of each ceremony.
  • Tickets for graduates and guests are required — see Ticket Information.

December 2016 Commencement Schedule

Thursday, December 15

7:00 p.m. College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Friday, December 16

11:00 a.m. College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs/School of Social Work/University College 
 3:00 p.m. College of Liberal Arts
 7:00 p.m.  College of Education/College of Science

Saturday, December 17

11:00 a.m. College of Business
3:00 p.m. College of Engineering


*Schedule may be subject to change

Academic Calendar by Semester:

For more, see the Future Schedules page.