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Winter 2018 and Spring 2019 Commencement Ceremonies

2018 Winter Commencement Ceremonies

Winter Commencement ceremonies for all colleges will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the Arena Auditorium. Tickets will not be required. Ceremonies will be live streamed online via WyoCast (a link to the WyoCast broadcast will be provided before the ceremony).

Students should arrive one hour and fifteen minutes prior to the ceremony start time. Please check in at the UniWyo Sports Complex. The purpose of arriving early is to obtain your name card, line up with your college/major department, and get your commencement portrait taken before the processional.

Photographs will be taken starting one hour prior to ceremony start times.

Processionals will begin 25 minutes prior to ceremony start times (undergraduate) or 15 minutes prior to ceremony start time (graduate).

Winter Commencement Participation

Can I still participate in commencement?

Would you like to participate in commencement but feel like it too late? It’s not!

  • Please contact the University Store to late order a cap and gown.
  • Contact your college deans office to let them know you are planning to participate.
  • Your name may not appear in the commencement book.
  • You will not have a pre-printed reader name card but can fill one out the day of the ceremony.

Please call the Office of the Registrar at 307-766-5729 if you have questions.

Important Winter Deadlines

November 2 Last day to order regalia (cap and gown) for both faculty and students
November 2* Last day to complete the survey and submit an Anticipated Graduation Date form and guarantee your name listed in the commencement program
December 12-14
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.: Cap & Gown pick up in the Big Horn Room 203 in the Wyoming Union
December 15 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.: Cap & Gown pick up/rental return located in the Big Horn Room 203 in the Wyoming Union
December 17-18
Cap & Gown rental return at the University Store during normal business hours (7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
A late fee of $25 will be assessed for all late regalia returns after December 18, 2018.

 *Note: Anticipated Graduation Date forms can be submitted at any time, including beyond the end of the Winter semesters. The November 2nd deadline guarantees your name is printed in the commencement program.

Winter 2018 Commencement Schedule of Events

Saturday, December 15
10:00 a.m. University of Wyoming Commencement Ceremony
-All colleges will participate
Arena Auditorium

Winter 2018 Commencement Shuttle & Parking Information

The Winter 2018 Commencement ceremony will be presented on WyoCast at 10:00 a.m. on December 15, 2018. Please visit the Winter 2018 Commencement WyoCast page on this date if you are unable to attend the ceremony.

2019 Spring Commencement Ceremonies

The 2019 Spring Commencement ceremony for all colleges will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019.

Saturday, May 18
9:00 a.m. Undergraduate students from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, College of Business, School of Energy Resources, College of Engineering and Applied Science, College of Health Sciences, Honors College Arena Auditorium
10:00 a.m. College of Law students Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts
12:30 p.m. Graduate students from all colleges and schools Arena Auditorium
4:00 p.m. Undergraduate students from the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Education, Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, Honors College Arena Auditorium

Past Commencement Ceremonies

Recordings of past commencement ceremonies can be found in our WyoCast archives.

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