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Commencement | College of Education

Winter 2018 Commencement

The Winter 2018 Commencement ceremony for the College of Education is currently planned to be held on Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 10 am in the Arena Auditorium. Undergraduate and Graduate students from ALL colleges will be honored during this ceremony.

Guests will not be required to have tickets to attend the ceremony and you are not limited to the number of guests that can attend.

UW Parking and Shuttle information can be found on this map.

Live Streams
The Ceremony will be live streamed online via WyoCast, beginning at 10 am.

Student Information

Students should arrive at the Uni-Wyo Sports Complex Multi-purpose Gym no later than 8:30 am. Enter through the north or west entrances and proceed to the College of Education check-in table to receive your name card. Preparation for line-up and a photograph will follow shortly thereafter. 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.

The processional will begin at approximately 9:45 am. Students will line up for the processional and portraits will be taken as they proceed to the Arena Auditorium.

The Ceremony will begin at 10 am. Undergraduate and Graduate students from ALL colleges will be honored during this ceremony. Tickets will not be required. The ceremony will be live streamed online via WyoCast. Links to stream will be added at a later date.

Hooding for Graduate Students
Master’s students will be hooded off-stage at a hooding station prior to making their way up the ramp to have their name read as they cross the stage and are congratulated by UW administrators.

Doctoral students will be hooded on stage by their chair and Vice President Ed Synakowski. Faculty chairs will gather in the gym with you, process into the ceremony and sit with you for ease of hooding during the ceremony.

Preparing for Commencement

As you complete your final semester of study in the College of Education, there are several important dates and details about graduation you will want to know.

Declare Graduation Date and Pay Fee
You must file your Anticipated Graduation Date form and pay the graduation fee (online option here) by Novermber 2, 2018. Please direct any questions on this matter to the office of the registrar.

Commencement Survey
The office of the Registrar is conducting a brief online survey to all graduating students. Please take the time to complete this survey by November 2, 2018 to indicate that you plan to participate in the commencement ceremony.

Regalia Rental & Pick-Up

Rental: The deadline to order regalia is November 2, 2018. Online ordering of regalia will be facilitated through the University Store. You MUST place your order by the deadline to ensure that you have what you need to participate in the ceremony.

Pick-up: December 12-14, 2018 - Cap & Gown pick up located in the Wyoming Union Big Horn Room, 203 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. You may ask a friend or relative to pick these items up for you if you are not in Laramie.

Returns: December 15, 2018 - Cap & Gown returns located in the Wyoming Union Big Horn Room, 203 from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. December 17-18, 2018 - Cap & Gown returns at the University Store from 7:30 am – 5:00 pm. A late fee of $25 will be assessed for all late regalia returns after December 18, 2018.

Graduation Day!

Commencement marks the close of one life chapter and the opening of another for our graduates each year.
Contact Us

College of Education

Ray Reutzel, Dean

Dept. 3374

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-3145


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