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 2015 Degree Candidates:
Commencement ceremony guest tickets will be distributed in room 310 of the Student Union on Thursday, August 6, 2015, from 7:30am to 6:00pm, and in the lobby of Simmons Hall on Saturday, August 8, 2015, from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Check your UA email on July 28, 2015, for details about guest ticket availability and alternative will-call guest ticket distribution. 

Undergraduate Students:
The last day to apply for summer 2015 graduation was Wednesday, April 1, 2015.  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 fall 2015, the last day to apply for graduation is Wednesday, July 1, 2015.

Graduate Students:
If you are planning to finish all of your graduate degree or graduate certificate requirements at the end of summer 2015, the last day to apply for graduation is Monday, June 1, 2015. 

If you are planning to finish all of your graduate degree or graduate certificate requirements at the end of fall 2015, the last day to apply for graduation is Thursday, October 1, 2015.

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 2015
December 18-19, 2015

Graduate Degree and Certificate Application Period:  1/1/15 - 10/1/15

Undergraduate Degree (baccalaureate and associate) Application Period:  1/1/15 - 7/1/15

Degree Candidate Information

Ceremony RSVP (online submission period: 8/31/15 - 11/29/15)

 

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 - 6/1
Spring Application Period: 5/1 - 10/1