Commencement

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UNCW's commencement ceremonies provide eligible students campus-wide the opportunity to "walk across the stage" in Trask Coliseum and degrees are conferred. Additionally, individual departments and offices celebrate graduates through departmental celebrations and events that are hosted in conjunction with Commencement weekend.

Professional Schools

Cameron School of Business
Tent on Hoggard Lawn
Fri., Dec. 16; Immediately following the Cameron School of Business ceremony

College of Health and Human Services
Veteran's Hall
Sat., Dec. 17 at 11 a.m.

International Master of Business Administration
Congdon Hall, 2nd Floor Terrace
Fri., Dec. 16 at 2 p.m.

Watson College of Education
Education Building Atrium
Fri., Dec. 16 at 2:30 p.m.

College of Arts and Sciences

Anthropology
Fisher Student Center, Clocktower Lounge
Fri., Dec. 16; 6:30 PM

Art & Art History
Cultural Arts Building: Gallery & CAB Lobby
Fri., Dec. 16; 4 PM

Biology and Marine Biology
Dobo Hall, Room 1006
Fri., Dec. 16; 4 PM

Chemistry and Biochemistry
Dobo Hall, Room 2008
Fri., Dec. 16; 4 PM

Communication Studies
Kenan Auditorium
Fri., Dec. 16; 4 PM

Computer Science and Information Technology
Congdon Hall, Room 1008 & Congdon Lobby
Fri., Dec. 16; 2 PM

Creative Writing
Kenan Hall Lobby
Fri., Dec. 16; 5 PM

Data Science
Congdon Hall, Room 1008 & Congdon Lobby
Fri., Dec. 16; 5:30 PM

Earth and Ocean Sciences
DeLoach Hall, Lobby and Room 114
Fri., Dec. 16; 4 PM

English
Morton Hall, Room 100
Fri., Dec. 16; 1 PM

Environmental Sciences
Cameron Hall, Room 105
Fri., Dec. 16; 4:30 PM

Film Studies
Fisher Student Center, Lumina Theater
Fri., Dec. 16; 4 PM

History
Morton Hall, Room 100
Fri., Dec. 16; 4 PM

Interdisciplinary Studies
Fisher Student Center, Clocktower Lounge
Sat., Dec. 17; Immediately following College of Arts and Sciences Ceremony

International Studies
Fisher University Union, Azalea Coast Room
Fri., Dec. 16; 6:30 PM

Mathematics and Statistics
Fisher University Union, Azalea Coast Room
Sat., Dec. 17; Immediately following College of Arts and Sciences Ceremony

Music
Cultural Arts Building, Beckwith Hall Lobby
Sat., Dec. 17; Immediately following College of Arts and Sciences Ceremony

Physics and Physical Oceanography
Coastal Engineering Building
Sat., Dec. 17; Immediately following College of Arts and Sciences Ceremony

Psychology
Warwick Center Ballroom
Fri., Dec. 16; 3 PM

Public and International Affairs
Shell Island Resort
Fri., Dec. 9; 6 PM

Sociology and Criminology
King Hall, Room 101
Fri., Dec. 16; 4 PM

Theatre
TBD

World Languages and Cultures
James Hall Auditorium
Sat., Dec. 17; 8:30 AM

In addition to the college/school receptions above, many campus departments and organizations will also host celebrations for their graduates. Other affiliated events can be found here