RSVP for Commencement by Dec. 3 to assure your seat is reserved. Graduates can attend in peron or watch online based on their comfort level. 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 Nov. 12 .  Masks are required for all attendees.    

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Commencement Ceremonies
Alaska Airlines Center

Saturday, Dec. 11, TBA
College of Business & Public Policy, College of Arts & Sciences

Sunday, Dec. 12, TBA
Community & Technical College, College of Engineering, College of Health

Follow signs to the faculty lounge 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.