If you have questions about commencement, contact the
Office of Transition Programs
For Family & Friends
Live Streaming of Ceremonies
Live streaming of commencement ceremonies can be viewed on Saturday, December 14 at http://uncw.edu/tv/graduation.html.
Tickets are not required to attend Commencement ceremonies at UNCW. Seating will be available on a first come, first serve basis. The doors to Trask Coliseum will open one hour prior to beginning of the commencement ceremony.
Decorum & Behavior
The Commencement ceremony will be conducted with appropriate dignity and decorum. Do not bring air horns or loud noise makers to the ceremony.
Please be considerate of those around you, as Commencement is a meaningful occasion to all guests in attendance. All family members and guests are asked to remain seated during the entire ceremony.
The use of alcoholic beverages and participation in disruptive activities during the ceremony is prohibited and will be handled accordingly.
Professional photographers from Grad Images will take individual photographs of each of the graduates during their Commencement ceremony. Participants will receive a free photo proof and can order copies of their photograph directly from Grad Images. During the presentation of candidates, each graduate will pose for two pictures: one as a portrait and the other receiving their scroll.
Register Email Addresses
Pre-register family and friends' email addresses and Grad Images will email photographs when they are available for online viewing and ordering. Click here for more information.
Type "University of North Carolina-Wilmington" as the school name.
Individuals who do not receive a photo proof within two weeks of the ceremony
should contact GradImages at 800.261.2576 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more,
Official Ceremony DVD
DVD order forms are available through the Office of Alumni Relations in the graduation program that will be distributed at Commencement.
Online signup for the December 2013 Commencement DVD is only available during the dates of 11/19/2013 - 1/31/2014. To order online, visit https://tswww.uncw.edu/events/signup.aspx?event=359.Commencement DVD's are sold within 60 days from the date of graduation. DVDs are only available 60 days after the date of Commencement. To inquire about the availability of DVDs after 60 days, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at email@example.com or at 910.962.2682. Commencement DVDs ordered online or by check will be shipped within 12 weeks of the date of Commencement.