Graduation Information

Commencement Ceremony for Sociology Students

The Commencement Ceremony will be held at the University Stadium on Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 9am.

Check out the map (PDF) for more location information!

Grad T-shirts on sale

Hey, class of 2023 Wildcats!! Grad T-shirts will be available to purchase at the Wildcat Bookstore on April 18th during Senior Send-off. Graduates names will be featured on the back of the shirt, if registered by the deadline. $30 each.

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1st Generation Graduation Cords

The 1st Generation Faculty and Staff Association is giving away free graduation cords to all 1st generation students who are graduating this year. Complete this form(opens in new window) by 12 pm on Friday, March 10th to receive your free graduation cord. 

Students can pick up their cord at Senior Sendoff which will be held on Tuesday, April 18th from 11 am to 1 pm at Trinity Commons.

Special Celebration Schedule

Join us and celebrate!

Registration is required for participation in these ceremonies.  If you wish to participate in any of them, send an email to the appropriate address.

Asian Pacific Islander Graduation Celebration: Fri, May 12th, 2023, 6PM at PAC 144 

Native American Celebration: Tue, May 16th, 2023, 6PM at PAC 144


Credential Ceremony: Tue, May 16th 2023, 6PM Laxson Auditorium 

Veterans Graduation Celebration: Wed, May 17th, 2023 , 6PM at PAC 144 

International Student Graduation and Bon Voyage Celebrating: Thu, May 18th 2023 4PM SSC 440 

Lavender Graduation Ceremony: Fri, May 19th, 2023, 3PM ARTS 150 

Black Celebration: Sat, May 20th, 2023, 2PM Laxson Auditorium

Latinx Celebration #1: Sat, May 20th, 2023 at 12PM Laxson Auditorium


Latinx Celebration #2: Sat, May 20, 2022 3PM Laxson Auditorium