Spring Undergraduate Pre-Commencement

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Student Union Memorial Center Grand Ballroom

Bachelor of Arts Ceremony

Friday, May 12th
9:00am - 11:00am
Student Union Memorial Center Grand Ballroom (North entrance).
RSVP online by Friday, April 28th
There is no charge for this ceremony and tickets are not required.
There is no procession at this ceremony.
Please arrive by 8:30am at the latest.
Cap and gown are required.

Due to limited seating, each graduate may bring up to eight guests to the ceremony.


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!


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