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Spring 2022 Commencement Ceremonies
Alaska Airlines Center
Sunday, May 1

Morning, 11 a.m.
College of Business & Public Policy, College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education

Afternoon, 6 p.m.
Community & Technical College, College of Engineering, College of Health

Reunion Commencement
Alaska Airlines Center
Saturday, April 30, 6 p.m.

Welcoming Spring 2020, Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 UAA virtual ceremony graduates back to campus to attend an in-person commencement.

RSVP for Commencement Ceremonies by April 22 to assure your seat is reserved. Graduates can attend in person or watch online. The ceremonial hooding of master's and doctoral degree candidates will be included in each commencement.  Regalia for faculty is required and may be purchased or rented from the Seawolf Store by April 1. This event will adhere to mask policies currently in place on the UAA campus.     

Need Assistance? Please see the special accommodations form to tell us how we can help. Someone will be in touch with you soon.

Follow signs to the faculty seating on the far end of main gym.    

For the safety and security of our graduates and guests, mandatory security screening by walk-through metal detectors will be in place at UAA’s commencement ceremonies. Screening stations will be open outside all entrances.  

To help assure an efficient and positive experience for all, we ask that you:

  • Bring only essential items needed for the event.
  • Leave backpacks and bags larger than 4.5 x 6.5 inches at home.
  • Note that noisemakers and weapons will be refused at the screening stations.

Please see the metal detector FAQ on the Alaska Airlines Center website for full details.

*Adjustments to the timeline are possible should weather require.