Filled with pageantry, the Commencement ceremony is held in May to honor the summer, December and May graduates. Doctoral candidates are recognized individually, while master's and bachelor's candidates are recognized as a group. Learn more about our Commencement celebration!
May 2019 Convocations
At the College Convocations, candidates’ names will be announced, they will have their picture taken, and they will be presented with a diploma cover by their college dean. This is the time for candidates to celebrate with those in their college. Candidates should plan to attend both the Commencement and Convocation ceremonies.
Purchase your Cap and Gown
Academic regalia are the traditional dress for degree candidates participating in College Convocations, as well as the University-wide Commencement ceremony. CLICK HERE to learn how to purchase your cap and gown, which tassel color you should receive, where to buy your academic distinction or honors hood and more! The online ordering deadline is April 22.
Accessible Services for Guests
Accessibility accommodations are available to guests attending the Commencement ceremony. Guests who would like to request accessible services for the ceremony, may fill out the Accessible Services request form below. To see more information about what services are available, click here.
To assist with making graduation weekend safe and enjoyable, please review the security policies for College Convocations held in Athletics facilities (McCasland Field House and Lloyd Noble Center) and the University-wide Commencement ceremony. Security information, including the Clear Bag Policy and security scanning procedures are available here.