Office of the University Registrar

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


Summer 2014 Degree Candidates:
Commencement ceremony guest tickets will be distributed in room 314 of the Student Union on Thursday, August 7, 2014, from 7:30am to 6:00pm and on Saturday, August 9, 2014, from 10:00am to 2:00pm.  Check your UA email for details about guest ticket availability and alternative will-call guest ticket distribution.

Commencement ceremonies will be held on Saturday, August 16, 2014, at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall and will be streamed live online at www.uakron.edu/live.

 Undergraduate Students:
The last day to apply for fall 2014 graduation was Tuesday, July 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 spring 2015, the last day to apply for graduation is Monday, December 1, 2014.

Graduate Students:
If you are planning to finish all of your graduate degree or graduate certificate requirements at the end of fall 2014, the last day to apply for graduation is Wednesday, October 1, 2014.


Summer Commencement 2014
August 16, 2014
Graduate Degree and Certificate Application Period:  9/1/13 - 6/1/14
Undergraduate Degree (baccalaureate and associate) Application Period:  9/1/13 - 4/1/14
Degree Candidate Information
Ceremony RSVP (online submission period: 5/12/14 - 7/27/14)
 
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 - Order online for summer by July 1, 2014, or 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

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