May Commencement

General Commencement Information

In an abundance of caution for our health care providers in attendance, and for the patients they care for, masks will be required at the ceremony for UConn Health (Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine, & UConn Health Graduate School Programs) on May 9.

Masks are encouraged but not required at all other UConn commencement ceremonies.

Metal detectors will be in use at all ceremonies held in Gampel Pavilion, Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, and the Student Union Theater.

You will be asked to remove cameras, cell phones, headwear, keys, and other large metal objects.
You will not need to remove belts, coins, wallets, watches/jewelry.

ALL VENUES: Balloons will NOT be permitted. You will be asked to leave them outside or return them to your vehicle.


Graduate Degrees

School/College
Date/Time/Location
Contact Information
Website
Graduate School – Masters and 6th Year Candidates
(Exception: MSW candidates to participate in SSW Ceremony on May 7)
Monday, May 9, 2022
9:00-10:30am
Doors open at 8:00am
Gampel Pavilion
Lisa Pane
lisa.pane@uconn.edu
Graduate School Website

 

Graduate School – Doctoral Candidates
(Exception: Ph.D. in Social Work candidates to participate in SSW Ceremony on May 7)
Monday, May 9, 2022
6:00-7:30pm
Doors open at 5:00pm
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
Lisa Pane
lisa.pane@uconn.edu
Graduate School Website
UConn Health (Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine) & UConn Health/Graduate School Programs Monday, May 9, 2022
1:00-2:30pm
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
Lisa Francini
francini@uchc.edu
Law Sunday, May 15, 2022
Procession begins at 10:30am
Commencement Tent (Law School Campus)
Deb King
deborah.king@uconn.edu
Law School Website
Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) Sunday, May 8, 2022
1:30-3:30pm
Doors open at 12:30pm
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
Susan Corbin
susan.corbin@uconn.edu
Social Work (Ph.D. in Social Work – Also includes BSW & MSW Candidates) Saturday, May 7, 2022
1:30-3:00pm
Doors open at 12:30pm
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
Trisha-Ann Hawthorne
trisha-ann.hawthorne@uconn.edu

Undergraduate Degrees

School/College
Date/Time/Location
Contact Information

Website

Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources (CAHNR)/Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture (RHSA)
Saturday, May 7, 2022
6:00-7:30pm
Doors open at 5:00pm
Gampel Pavilion
acadprog@uconn.edu  

CAHNR Website

Business Saturday, May 7, 2022
1:30-3:00pm
Doors open at 12:30pm
Gampel Pavilion
Deborah Smith
deborah.smith@uconn.edu
Business Website
Education Sunday, May 8, 2022
9:00-10:30am
Doors open at 8:00am
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
neag-communications@uconn.edu Education Website
Engineering Saturday, May 7, 2022
9:00-11:00am
Doors open at 8:00am
Gampel Pavilion
Monica Bullock
engr-ugcommencement@uconn.edu
ENG Family & Friends FAQ

 

ENG Graduating Seniors & Dec. ’21 Grads FAQ

Fine Arts Saturday, May 7, 2022
6:00-7:30pm
Doors open at 5:00pm
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
Arielle Hill-Moses
arielle.hill-moses@uconn.edu
General Studies, Bachelor of (BGS) Saturday, May 7, 2022
2:00-3:30pm
Doors open at 1:00pm
Student Union Theater
Gaila Zupnik
gaila.zupnik@uconn.edu
Liberal Arts & Sciences – Ceremony 1

Africana Studies
American Studies
Arabic & Islamic Civ.
Chemistry
Classics & Ancient Med. Studies
Communication
Economics
Engineering Physics
History
Human Rights
Italian Lit & Cultural Studies
Latino & Latin American Studies
Philosophy
Physics
Sociology
Speech, Lang., & Hearing Sciences
Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies

Sunday, May 8, 2022
9:00-10:30am
Doors open at 8:00am
Gampel Pavilion
Mackenzie Murphy
clas@uconn.edu
CLAS Website

 

(Note: Candidates with Dual Majors both within CLAS should plan to attend the ceremony for their Primary major. You can locate Primary major information in Student Admin. Once you have applied to graduate via Student Admin, you can not request to switch your Primary/Secondary majors.)

Liberal Arts & Sciences – Ceremony 2

Actuarial Finance
Actuarial Science
American Sign Language
Applied Mathematical Science
Chinese
French
German
Human Dev. & Family Studies
Individualized Major
Linguistics/Philosophy
Linguistics/Psychology
Mathematics
Mathematics/Physics
Mathematics/Statistics
Psychological Sciences
Spanish
Statistics

Sunday, May 8, 2022
1:30-3:00pm
Doors open at 12:30pm
Gampel Pavilion
Mackenzie Murphy
clas@uconn.edu
CLAS Website

 

(Note: Candidates with Dual Majors both within CLAS should plan to attend the ceremony for their Primary major. You can locate Primary major information in Student Admin. Once you have applied to graduate via Student Admin, you can not request to switch your Primary/Secondary majors.)

Liberal Arts & Sciences – Ceremony 3

Anthropology
Biological Sciences
Cognitive Science
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Geographic Information Science
Geography
Geosciences
Journalism
Marine Sciences
Maritime Studies
Molecular & Cell Biology
Physiology & Neurobiology
Political Science
Structural Biology/Biophysics
Urban and Community Studies

Sunday, May 8, 2022
5:30-7:00pm
Doors open at 4:30pm
Gampel Pavilion
Mackenzie Murphy
clas@uconn.edu
CLAS Website

 

(Note: Candidates with Dual Majors both within CLAS should plan to attend the ceremony for their Primary major. You can locate Primary major information in Student Admin. Once you have applied to graduate via Student Admin, you can not request to switch your Primary/Secondary majors.)

Nursing

(Note: Masters and Doctoral Candidates in the School of Nursing are also welcome to attend this ceremony. Masters degrees will be conferred at the Masters Commencement ceremony and Doctoral degrees will be conferred at the Doctoral Commencement ceremony and you will receive your diploma covers at those respective ceremonies.)

Saturday, May 7, 2022
9:00-11:30am
Doors open at 8:00am
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
Jaime Chase
jaime.chase@uconn.edu
Pharmacy (B.S.) Sunday, May 8, 2022
6:00-7:30pm
Doors open at 5:00pm
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
Susan Corbin
susan.corbin@uconn.edu
Social Work
(Bachelor of Social Work – Also includes MSW & Ph.D. in Social Work Candidates)
Saturday, May 7, 2022
1:30-3:00pm
Doors open at 12:30pm
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
Trisha-Ann Hawthorne
trisha-ann.hawthorne@uconn.edu