Commencement

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The UNCW Virtual Ceremonies will contain traditional ceremony elements including commencement speeches from the chancellor, provost and academic deans. Graduates will be individually recognized by their school or college via slides that contain their name and university honors (if applicable). Ceremony livestreams will be accessible from the UNCW homepage and Ceremony Livestream page on Saturday, May 8. Both ceremonies will be fully close-captioned. 


Date and Time:


Spring Commencement Ceremonies will be livestreamed virtually on Saturday, May 8 at 10 a.m.

*Please note that both of these ceremonies are taking place virtually. There will be no in-person audience or attendees for the virtual ceremony.

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Name Recognition During Ceremony:


Each graduate will be recognized aloud with any academic distinctions during the virtual ceremony accompanied by a slide listing their name, degree earned, and academic distinction (if applicable). If graduates would like to assist the name readers by providing the phonetic spelling of their names, please complete the Phonetic Name Reading Form by Wednesday, April 7. The entries from the survey will be provided to name readers to ensure that graduate names are being read appropriately. 

Complete the Phonetic Name Reading Form »