commencement

Questions? Contact us at commencement@uakron.edu.

All communication regarding your degree progress and commencement activities
will be sent to your UA e-mail account.

All financial obligations to The University of Akron must be reconciled prior to degree candidacy, i.e., commencement program notation, ceremony attendance and degree conferral.


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Instructions

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Instructions

Spring 2015 Degree Candidates:
Commencement ceremonies will be held on Friday, May 8, Saturday, May 9, and Sunday, May 10, 2015, at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall and will be streamed live online at www.uakron.edu/live

Fall 2014 Graduates:
All completed degrees have been posted.

If you need an official academic transcript that includes your degree, request it via My Akron (select the Degree Confer Date processing option). Your official academic transcript request will be fulfilled shortly after your degree is posted. 

 Undergraduate Students:
The last day to apply for spring 2015 graduation was Monday, December 1, 2014.  If you missed the deadline, see your College Dean to determine if late application is possible.

If you are planning to finish all of your undergraduate degree (baccalaureate or associate) requirements at the end of summer 2016, the last day to apply for graduation was Thursday, April 1, 2015.

Graduate Students:
The last day to apply for spring 2015 graduation was Tuesday, March 1, 2015.  If you missed the deadline, see your department to determine if late application is possible.

Summer Commencement 2015
August 15, 2015

Graduate Degree and Certificate Application Period:  9/1/14 - 6/1/15

Undergraduate Degree (baccalaureate and associate) Application Period:  9/1/14 - 4/1/15

Degree Candidate Information

Ceremony RSVP (online submission period: 5/11/15 - 7/26/15)

 
Fall Commencement 2014
December 12-13, 2014

Graduate Degree and Certificate Application Period:  1/1/14 - 10/1/14

Undergraduate Degree (baccalaureate and associate) Application Period:  1/1/14 - 7/1/14

Degree Candidate Information

Ceremony RSVP (online submission period: 8/18/14 - 11/23/14)

 

Commencement DVD Order
Purchasing Caps and Gowns - Visit the Barnes & Noble Bookstore.
Spring Commencement 2015
May 8-10, 2015

Graduate Degree and Certificate Application Period:  6/1/14 - 3/1/15

Undergraduate Degree (baccalaureate and associate) Application Period: 6/1/14 - 12/1/14

Degree Candidate Information

Ceremony RSVP (online submission period: 1/5/15 - 4/19/15)


School of Law Commencement Information
Fall Application Period: 1/1 - 7/1
Spring Application Period: 6/1 - 11/1