Below is a guide to the winter and spring ceremonies that will recognize you for your academic accomplishments.
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Sunday, May 15, 2016
Several options are available to you if you choose to participate in the May Commencement ceremonies. You may attend the Campuswide Commencement as well as the LAS ceremony that applies to your major.
Campuswide Commencement Ceremony
The University hosts a Campuswide Commencement ceremony.
Many units within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences hold convocations, which are more personalized than the Campuswide Commencement ceremony. You may attend both a college ceremony and the campus commencement. Please refer to the following ceremony links below after December 1, 2015, for the 2016 ceremony information.
- Astronomy and Physics
- Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
- Earth, Society, and Environment, School of
Atmospheric Sciences; Earth, Society, and Environment; Geography; Geology
- English and Creative Writing
- History and Philosophy
- Integrative Biology, School of
- Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics, School of
Classics, Comparative and World Literature, East Asian Languages and Cultures, French, Germanic Languages and Literatures, Interdisciplinary Studies, Linguistics, Religion, Russian, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese, Teaching English as a Second Language, Translation and Interpetation
- Molecular and Cellular Biology, School of
- Mathematics (including Math-Computer Science) and Statistics (including Statistics-Computer Science)
- Political Science and International Interdisciplinary Studies
African Studies, European Union Studies, Global Studies, Individual Plans of Study, International Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Political Science, Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
- Sociology, Anthropology, and Interdisciplinary Studies
African American Studies, Anthropology, Gender and Women’s Studies, Latina/Latino Studies, Sociology
Saturday, December 19, 2015, 10-11:30 a.m.
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Watch a video of the LAS Winter Convocation 2014 ceremony.
LAS hosts a collegewide ceremony in December to recognize students earning a degree in August or December 2015. Students have the option of participating in the LAS Winter Convocation ceremony or in the Campuswide Commencement ceremony and an LAS departmental ceremony held in May. There is no Campuswide Commencement ceremony in December. Degree candidates for the winter ceremony will be sent information via email regarding registration.
- Register for Winter Convocation
You must register between October 1 and November 18, 2015, to participate in Winter Convocation and to receive tickets for your guests. PhD candidates are asked to provide the name of the faculty who will perform the ceremonial hooding.
Additional Instructions for Students
How to order regalia (required) and obtain tickets, driving directions, when to arrive, and more.
LAS Student Handbook
- Newly Admitted Students
- Majors & Minors
- Degree Requirements
- Course Guidelines
- Academic Integrity
- Academic Standing
- Attendance & Withdrawals
- Dates & Deadlines
- Advising & Support
- LAS Honors
- International Programs
- Access & Achievement Program
- LAS 101: Freshman Seminar
- LAS 199: Transfer Advantage