College and Department Ceremonies

Along with the main Commencement ceremonies that recognize all of our graduates across disciplines, the various colleges and their departments host additional individual ceremonies recognizing their respective graduates. This spring, all college and department ceremonies will be hosted virtually, except in special circumstances.

The following is not a comprehensive schedule of all spring 2021 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 Department

Date and Time

College of Design – Link to be announced Thursday, May 13 at 6:30 p.m.
College of Education Friday, May 14 at 4:30 p.m.
College of Natural Resources – Ceremony for all graduates at the college level, as well as individual Doctoral graduate recognition Friday, May 14 at 3:00 p.m.
College of Natural Resources – Individual Departmental/Program Ceremonies Friday, May 14 at 3:45 p.m.
College of Veterinary Medicine – A streaming address will be announced when available Monday, May 10 at 6:00 p.m.
Department of Chemistry (Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 graduates) Thursday, May 13th at 6:00 p.m.
Department of English Friday, May 14 at 2:00 p.m.
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Friday, May 14 at 10:00 a.m.
Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences Friday, May 14 at 2:00 p.m.
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures Thursday, May 13 at 7:00 p.m.
Department of Horticultural Science – Read profiles of graduates and leave comments of congratulations
Department of Mathematics Thursday, May 13 at 4:30 p.m.
Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry Tuesday, May 11 at 4:00 p.m.
Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies Friday, May 14 at 3:00 p.m.
Department of Physics Wednesday, May 5 at 4:00 p.m.
Department of Statistics Friday, May 14 at 3:00 p.m.
Department of Textile, Apparel and Technology Management – Bachelors and Masters Ceremony Thursday, May 13 at 6:30 p.m.
Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science – Bachelors and Masters Ceremony Thursday, May 13 at 5:00 p.m.
Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Operations Research Saturday, May 15 at 6:00 p.m.
Poole College of Management Thursday, May 13 at 6:00 p.m.
School of Public and International Affairs (Department of Political Science, Department of Public Administration, and Leadership in the Public Sector) Friday, May 14 at 2:00 p.m.
School of Social Work Friday, May 14 at 2:00 p.m.
Wilson College of Textiles – Ph.D. Ceremony Tuesday, May 12 at 7:00 p.m.