A list of diploma ceremonies for the May 2017 Commencement Weekend will be available in February. Professional schools (Law, Graduate Business, Graduate School) graduate on Saturday, May 20 and all undergraduate ceremonies will take place on Sunday, May 21, 2017. All students are invited to the University Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 21. Many of the ceremonies are recorded on DVDs and can be purchased.
The Sunday morning University Commencement Ceremony is a ticketed event for guests, although it is unlimited. Diploma ceremonies are not ticketed and also have unlimited seating.
Students do not receive diplomas at the Sunday morning University Commencement Ceremony; however, at this ceremony, undergraduate degrees will be conferred by their dean and the University President.