Commencement is a milestone moment; a time to commemorate your accomplishments and celebrate your future.

Degree application and schedule specifics are below. Spring degree applications begin on January 2nd.  Stay tuned for additional details, including guest counts, registration links, and more, in February.

Graduate and Doctoral Students

Submit your degree application by 3/18

2022 Commencement Schedule

 

One male and two female students smiling and taking pictures at commencement.
Undergraduate Degree Conferral

Saturday, May 14
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Held outdoors rain or shine on the Entry Plaza Lawn, degrees will be conferred by school/college within this university-wide commencement. You don’t want to miss this ceremony, which balances traditional pomp and circumstance with some fun surprises and an unmatched atmosphere of excitement and energy.

Note: Open to undergraduates.

Female student smiling at commencement.
Graduation Celebrations

Thursday, May 12 through, Sunday, May 15
days/times below

You will be recognized individually as you cross one of three indoor stages, directly in front of your family and friends, at these school/college-based celebrations. Offering an intimate atmosphere and personal experience, you, along with your faculty and guests, will treasure these moments together.

Note: Open to undergraduates, graduate, and doctoral recipients.

 

College of Arts and Sciences
Doctoral

Thursday May 12
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

 
Bachelors’, Master’s, and Certificate
 

Africana Studies
Thursday, May 12
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 

Anthropology (including Human Biology)
Friday, May 13
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 

Art and Art History
Thursday, May 12
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 

Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences
Thursday, May 12
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

 

Biological Sciences
Friday, May 13
9:30 - 1:00 p.m.

 

Chemistry
Thursday, May 12
9:30 - 11:00 am

 

Communication (including Journalism)
Thursday, May 12
9:30 - 1:00 p.m.

 

East Asian Studies
Thursday, May 12
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 

Economics
Friday, May 13
9:30 - 1:00 p.m.

 

English
Thursday, May 12
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 

Geography and Planning
Thursday, May 12
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 

History
Thursday, May 12
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 

Interdisciplinary Studies
Thursday, May 12
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Thursday, May 12
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 

Latin American, Caribbean, and US Latino Studies
Thursday, May 12
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 

Mathematics and Statistics
Friday, May 13
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

 

Music and Theatre
Thursday, May 12
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 

Philosophy
Thursday, May 12
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 

Physics
Friday, May 13
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

 

Psychology
Thursday, May 12
9:30 - 1:00 p.m.

 

Sociology
Thursday, May 12
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Thursday, May 12
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

 
School of Business
Bachelor's

Sunday, May 15
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
 

Master’s and Graduate Certificate

Sunday, May 15
2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

School of Criminal Justice
Bachelor's and
Master’s and Graduate Certificate

Sunday, May 15
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.


Doctoral

Thursday, May 12    
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

School of Education
Bachelor's and
Master’s and Graduate Certificate

Sunday, May 15
9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


Doctoral

Thursday, May 12    
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity
Bachelor's and
Master’s and Graduate Certificate

Friday, May 13
9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


Doctoral

Thursday, May 12    
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Bachelor's and
Master’s and Graduate Certificate

Saturday, May 14
1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Doctoral

Thursday, May 12    
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

School of Public Health
Bachelor's and
Master’s and Graduate Certificate

Saturday, May 14
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.


Doctoral

Thursday, May 12    
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
Bachelor's and
Master’s and Graduate Certificate

Sunday, May 15
11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.


Doctoral

Thursday, May 12    
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

School of Social Welfare
Bachelor's and
Master’s and Graduate Certificate

Saturday, May 14
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Doctoral

Thursday, May 12    
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.