Stage Party Information
The 211th Commencement Ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 20, at 8:15 a.m. at the East Campus Athletic Village Stadium.
You may use your own academic regalia, or the Office of University Events will order one for you free of charge. Regalia is obtained from an outside company, thus the deadline to place an order is April 7. Whether or not you order regalia, please fill out the webform below so that we will know if you are planning to attend the ceremony.
If you have a Ph.D. student and plan to attend the Ph.D. hooding exercise, you must order regalia.
Regalia will be available for pickup on Commencement day in the robing room in the East Campus Athletic Village, starting at 6:30 a.m.
Parking will be available in the Parking Garage with shuttle service to and from the East Campus Athletic Village.
The President's Picnic
Immediately following the Commencement ceremony, there will be a campuswide picnic for graduates, their guests, and the campus community. You are encouraged to join in the celebration.