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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. There are multiple ceremonies at the end of each semester in May and December. Additionally, individual departments and offices celebrate graduates through departmental celebrations and events.  

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

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES RECEPTIONS

Department Reception

Location

Date and Time

Assigned Parking
(parking map)

Anthropology Fisher Student Center, Clock Tower Lounge

Friday, May 13
3:30 PM

Lot M, E, Riegal Rd, Central Parking Deck
Art & Art History Cultural Arts Building: Gallery & SRO Theater Thursday, May 12
4:00 PM
Lot Q, I
Biology and Marine Biology Fisher Student Center, Lumina Theater Friday, May 13
2:30 PM
Lot M, E, Riegal Rd, Central Parking Deck
Chemistry and Biochemistry Dobo Hall, Room 2008 Friday, May 13
2:30 PM
Visitor Entrance of the East Parking Deck
Communication Studies Kenan Auditorium Friday, May 13
11:00 AM
Lot C, D
Computer Science Congdon Hall Lobby Friday, May 13
2:30 PM
Lot M, R1, R2
Creative Writing King Hall 101 Friday, May 13
2:30 PM
Lot E, C
Earth and Ocean Sciences DeLoach Hall, Lobby and Room 114 Friday, May 13
2:00 PM
Lot C, D
English TBD TBD TBD
Environmental Sciences Cameron Hall, Room 105 Friday, May 13
3:00 PM
Lot R1, R2
Film Studies Fisher Student Center, Lumina Theater Friday, May 13
11:00 AM
Lot M, E, Riegal Rd, Central Parking Deck
History Morton Hall, Room 100 Thursday, May 12
3:00 PM
Lot D, G
International Studies Fisher Student Center, Clock Tower Lounge Thursday, May 12
5:00 PM
Lot M, E, Riegal Rd, Central Parking Deck
Mathematics and Statistics Dobo Hall, Room 1006 Friday, May 13
2:30 PM
Visitor Entrance of the East Parking Deck
Music Cultural Arts Building, Beckwith Hall Lobby Friday, May 13
3:30 PM
Lot Q, I
Philosophy and Religion Bear Hall, Room 261 Friday, May 13
1:30 PM
Lot M, E, Riegal Rd, Central Parking Deck
Psychology Burney Center Ballroom Friday, May 13
3:30 PM
Lot M, E, Riegal Rd, Central Parking Deck
Public and International Affairs Fisher Student Center, Clock Tower Lounge Friday, May 13
10:00 AM
Lot M, E, Riegal Rd, Central Parking Deck
Sociology and Criminology Cameron Hall, Room 105 Friday, May 13
11:00 AM
Lot R1, R2
Theatre Cultural Arts Building, Main Stage Theater Friday, May 13
3:00 PM
Lot Q, I
World Languages and Cultures James Hall Auditorium Friday, May 13
2:30 PM
Lot K

 

PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS/COLLEGES RECEPTIONS

Department Reception

Location

Date and Time

Assigned Parking
(parking map)

Cameron School of Business Burney Center Saturday, May 14
3:45 PM
Lot M, E, Riegal Rd, Central Parking Deck
College of Health and Human Services Tent on Veteran's Hall Lawn Saturday, May 14
11:30 AM
Lot T, FF, Visitor Entrance of the East Parking Deck
School of Health and Applied Human Sciences- Student Leadership and Awards Program Madeline Suite Friday, May 13
4:00 PM
Lot FF MAD
School of Nursing Class Awards McNeill 1005 Saturday, May 14
1:30 PM
Visitor Entrance of the East Parking Deck
Watson College of Education Education Building Atrium Friday, May 13
4:30 PM
Visitor Entrance of the East Parking Deck
Higher Education Symposium Virtual Thursday, May 12
6:00 PM
Watson College of Education Doctoral Graduate Reception Education Building Wednesday, May 11
6:00 PM
Visitor Entrance of the East Parking Deck