Commencement

You are eligible to attend either the Spring or the Fall Commencement ceremonies. When you apply to graduate through UAConnect, you will be asked if you would like to attend commencement and which ceremony you would like to sign up for. You are only allowed to attend one commencement per degree earned. More information on commencement can be found on the Registrar’s Office webpage.

Commencement— The ceremony in which graduates students are honored for receiving their degrees. 

Graduation— The processing of completing all degree requirements so the degree can be awarded. The graduation process is completed by every student receiving a degree, whether or not they are participating in the Commencement Ceremony.

The application to participate in the All-University Commencement Ceremony is part of the application to apply to graduate. More information can be found here.