Spring Graduate Pre-Commencement

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Student Union Memorial Center North Ballroom

Hooding Ceremony for MAs and PhDs

Thursday, May 11th
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Student Union Memorial Center North Ballroom.
RSVP online by Friday, April 28th.
There is no charge for this ceremony and tickets are not required.
The procession will begin at 2:00pm.
Please arrive by 1:30pm at the latest.
Cap, gown, and hood are required.


RSVP for Undergraduate Pre-Commencement Ceremony
RSVP for Graduate Pre-Commencement Ceremony


We would recommend that you and your guests arrive at the same time and then proceed to the designated seating in the Ballroom. While there are not assigned seats for graduates, there is specified seating for guests, faculty and students.


Unfortunately the College of Humanities is not able to make parking arrangements for this event due to the large number of campus activities taking place this day. We therefore ask that you please keep in mind that parking spaces fill up quickly and it will be important to acquaint yourself with the University’s many parking facilities. For more information, please visit Parking and Transportation at www.parking.arizona.edu.


Student Union Memorial Center Map (3rd level, Grand Ballroom):

UA Bookstore:


If you have further questions, please contact the Dean’s Office at 520-621-9294. The Dean's Office is located in the Modern Languages Building, Room 345.

We look forward to celebrating with you at our College of Humanities Pre-Commencement Ceremonies!

UA Commencement

The University-wide Commencement celebration will be Friday, May 12 at 7:30 pm at Arizona Stadium. Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden Jr. will be the University of Arizona’s 2017 Commencement speaker. General Bolden recently retired as the 12th administrator of NASA, after a distinguished career as an astronaut, naval aviator, and 34 years with the Marine Corps.

For more information, visit the UA Commencement website