Frequently Asked Questions

When are the graduate commencement ceremonies?

The graduate ceremonies are as follows:

  • Sunday, May 20, 2018 (10 a.m.): School of Leadership and Education Sciences and Professional and Continuing Education
  • Saturday, May 26, 2018 (10 a.m.): College of Arts and Sciences, Hahn School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, School of Business, and Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering

See the schedule of all graduate events.

How many tickets will I receive for guests?

Tickets are not required for guests at the graduate commencement ceremonies.

Will the ceremonies be available to watch online via a livestream?

Yes, the live video of the ceremonies will be professionally streamed on the Commencement website. See the livestreaming page for details.

Where do I return my regalia after the ceremony?

Master's and doctoral students who rent their cap and gown must deposit them in marked bins after the ceremony.