Commencement Spring 2021

  • Congratulations, Class of 2021!

    Congratulations to our 2021 graduates! We are proud of you and are honored to have been a part of your journey. We wish you all the best as you move forward and invite you to join us here on Saturday, May 1 at 3 p.m. for the virtual Graduate Degree Hooding Ceremony, and on Sunday, May 2 at 1 p.m. for the virtual Commencement.

Join us for the ceremonies!

Invite friends near and far to watch your commencement by tuning in to the ceremonies right here on UAA’s commencement website. Masters and doctoral candidates will be celebrated at the graduate degree hooding ceremony, Saturday, May 1 at 3 p.m. All graduates will be celebrated at the commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 2 at 1 p.m. These events will be launched promptly at these times, and available for viewing any time after that.  

Looking for graduation announcements, regalia, class rings or diploma frames? Visit the UAA Campus Bookstore website.

Community campuses, colleges and departments are hosting additional virtual celebrations for graduates.


A Message from Degree Services Regarding Diplomas

Congratulations on your tremendous achievement! Check your preferred email account in June 2021 for information about your diploma. To ensure receipt of this information, please make sure your preferred email and mailing addresses are current in UAOnline.

As you wait for your diploma, here are two alternate ways to verify your degree:

  1. Your transcript will show your degree information. You may access your unofficial transcript and order official transcripts in UAOnline:
  2. The National Student Clearinghouse is the official verification service for employers to verify degrees:

If you have questions, please contact Degree Services at

Welcome from the Alumni Association

Congratulations spring Class of 2021! You have worked so hard and achieved so much. While this chapter of your amazing UAA story comes to a close, your next chapter as alumni begins. You have joined the proud ranks of UAA alumni — a network of more than 60,000 worldwide and growing. So, without further ado and in no particular order, check out the 10 things every new UAA grad should know to fully take advantage of your new status as UAA alumni. Welcome to Seawolf Nation.


Contact us

For questions regarding the commencement ceremony:


For questions regarding degrees and honors:


For questions regarding regalia and announcements: