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Pledge of Allegiance at Fall 2022 Commencement.

College and Department Ceremonies

The various colleges and their departments host additional, individual ceremonies recognizing their respective graduates.

Spring 2023 Ceremonies

The following is not a comprehensive schedule of all Spring 2023 college and department ceremonies taking place. Students with questions regarding their college or department ceremony should contact their respective academic department for more information.

Colleges or departments that would like their ceremony information to be provided below can contact the University Commencement team for assistance.

College or DepartmentDate, Time and Location
Agricultural InstituteFriday, May 5 at 10 a.m.; Talley Student Union, Stewart Theatre
College of DesignFriday, May 5 at 10 a.m.; McKimmon Center
College of EducationFriday, May 5, at 8 a.m.; Reynolds Coliseum
College of Natural ResourcesFriday, May 5 at 2 p.m.; Reynolds Coliseum
College of Veterinary MedicineFriday, May 5 at 5 p.m.; Reynolds Coliseum
Department of Agricultural and Human SciencesTBA
Department of Agricultural and Resource EconomicsTBA
Department of Animal ScienceTBA
Department of Biological and Agricultural EngineeringTBA
Department of Biological SciencesFriday, May 5 at 11 a.m.; Reynolds Coliseum 
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular EngineeringTBA
Department of ChemistryFriday, May 5 at 1:30 p.m.; Dabney Hall, Room 222
Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental EngineeringFriday, May 5 at 1:30 p.m.; McKimmon Center
Department of Communication (includes CRDM graduates with Communication advisors)TBA
Department of Computer ScienceTBA
Department of Crop and Soil SciencesTBA
Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringThursday, May 4 at 9 a.m.; Reynolds Coliseum
Department of English (includes CRDM graduates with English advisors)TBA
Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition SciencesTBA
Department of Foreign Languages and LiteraturesSaturday, May 6 at 12:15 p.m.; Withers Hall, Room 232A
Department of HistoryFriday, May 5 at 2:30 p.m.; Withers Hall, Room 232A
Department of Horticultural ScienceTBA
Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric SciencesSaturday, May 6 at 1:30 p.m.; James B. Hunt Jr. Library, Room 1103
Department of Materials Science and EngineeringFriday, May 5; Time and Location TBA
Department of MathematicsFriday, May 5 at 6 p.m.; McKimmon Center, Room 2
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringThursday, May 4 at 3 p.m.; Reynolds Coliseum
Department of Molecular and Structural BiochemistrySaturday, May 6 at 1 p.m.; McKimmon Center
Department of Nuclear EngineeringTBA
Department of Philosophy and Religious StudiesSaturday, May 6 at 12:30 p.m.; Location TBA
Department of PhysicsSaturday, May 6 at 1:30 p.m.; Riddick Hall, Room 301
Department of PhysiologyTBA
Department of Plant and Microbial BiologyTBA
Department of Psychology (Graduate students only)TBA
Department of Psychology (Undergraduate students only)Saturday, May 6 at 2 p.m.; Talley Student Union, State Ballroom
Department of Sociology and Anthropology (including Criminology)TBA
Department of StatisticsFriday, May 5 at 3 p.m.; McKimmon Center
Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Operations ResearchTBA
Interdisciplinary Affairs and Partnerships (MA in Liberal Studies; BA International Studies; Arts Studies – Film, Music, Theater, or Visual Arts; Interdisciplinary Studies (Self-Design, Africana Studies, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies); Science, Technology and Society)Friday, May 5 at 6 p.m.; Talley Student Union, Stewart Theatre
Poole College of Management Jenkins Hooding Ceremony (Graduate students only)Thursday, May 4 at 6 p.m.; Reynolds Coliseum
Poole College of Management (Undergraduate students only)TBA
Prestage Department of Poultry ScienceTBA
School of Public and International Affairs (Masters in International Studies; Public Administration (MPA and PhD); Leadership in the Public Sector; Political Science)Friday, May 5 at 6 p.m.; Talley Student Union, State Ballroom
School of Social WorkFriday, May 5 at 2 p.m.; Talley Student Union, State Ballroom
Wilson College of Textiles (Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science — Undergraduate and Masters only)TBA
Wilson College of Textiles (Department of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management — Undergraduate and Masters only)TBA
Wilson College of Textiles (PhD only)TBA