Taking flight

“Taking Flight” is a senior capstone program that was generated in August 2011. Charged by Vice Chancellor Pat Leonard, the program consists of four workshop series for graduating students centered on making meaning of their UNCW experiences and their transition into the post graduate world.

For more information, please visit www.uncw.edu/TakingFlight.

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If you have questions about commencement, contact the
Office of Transition Programs

transitions@uncw.edu 910.962.3089


graduates walking down stairs

Commencement Ceremonies

Spring 2016 Commencement Ceremonies

Graduates should report to Hanover Gym 1 hour prior to their ceremony.

Date & Time

Cameron School of Business


May 6, 2 p.m.

Trask Coliseum

Watson College of Education and the College of Health and Human Services


May 6, 5:30 p.m.

Trask Coliseum

College of Arts and Sciences - Sciences and Humanities

Biology and Marine Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Computer Science, Creative Writing, English, Environmental Studies, Foreign Languages & Literatures, Geography and Geology, History, Information Technology, Math & Statistics, Philosophy and Religion, Physics and Physical Oceanography


May 7, 9:30 a.m.

Trask Coliseum

College of Arts and Sciences - Creative Arts, Social Sciences & Graduate Liberal Studies

Anthropology, Art & Art History, Communication Studies, Film Studies, Graduate Liberal Studies, International Studies, Music, Psychology, Public & International Affairs, Sociology and Criminology and Theatre


May 7, 1 p.m.

Trask Coliseum

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