commencement

Questions? Contact us at graduation@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


For Spring 2016 degree candidates:

Commencement ceremonies will be held on Friday, May 13, Saturday, May 14, and Sunday May 15 at E.J. Thomas Perfroming Arts Hall and will be streamed live online at www.uakron.edu/live

For Fall 2015 graduates

All completed degrees have been posted.

Details on the process for requesting both official and unofficial transcripts can be found on the University Registrar's transcript website.


For undergraduate students

The last day to apply for spring 2016 graduation was Tuesday, December 1, 2015.  If you missed the deadline, see your College Dean to determine if late application is possible.

The last day to apply for summer 2016 graduation was Friday, April 1, 2016.  If you missed the deadline, see your College Dean to determine if late application is possible.


For graduate students

The last day to apply for spring 2016 graduation was Friday, April 1, 2016. 


Spring Commencement 2016

May 13-15, 2016

Graduate Degree and Certificate Application Period: 6/1/15 - 4/1/16

Undergraduate Degree (baccalaureate and associate) Application Period: 6/1/15 - 12/1/15

Degree Candidate Information

Ceremony RSVP (online submission period: 1/4/16-5/1/16)

Summer Commencement 2016

August 20, 2016

Graduate Degree and Certificate Application Period: 9/1/15 - 7/1/16

Undergraduate Degree (baccalaureate and associate) Application Period: 9/1/15 - 4/1/16

Degree Candidate Information

Ceremony RSVP (online submission period: 1/4/16 - 8/7/16)


Purchase cap & gown or DVD

Purchase caps and gowns: Order via Barnes & Noble on the web.

Commencement DVD order

Fall Commencement 2016

December 16-17, 2016

Graduate Degree and Certificate Application Period:  1/1/16 - 10/1/16

Undergraduate Degree (baccalaureate and associate) Application Period: 1/1/16 - 7/1/16

Degree Candidate Information

Ceremony RSVP (online submission period: 9/6/16 - 11/26/16)


School of Law Commencement

Deadlines and details

Fall Application Period: 1/1 - 5/1

Spring Application Period: 5/1 - 10/1