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Volunteer for Commencement

Commencement could not happen without volunteers who contribute their time and energy to make this day a success. Years of hard work and dedication culminate in this timeless academic tradition and celebration of student success. The planning committee is eager to celebrate the students’ achievements and it is our hope that you will volunteer to be a part of the celebration and scroll down to complete the sign-up form.   

2022 Spring Commencement Ceremonies
Alaska Airlines Center
Sunday, May 1

Morning, 11 a.m. -- College of Business & Public Policy, College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education  (Volunteer arrival time approximately 9 a.m.)
Afternoon, 6 p.m. -- Community & Technical College, College of Engineering, College of Health (Volunteer arrival time approximately 4 p.m.)

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. (Volunteer arrival time approximately 4 p.m.)

Volunteer Duties

Guide and direct students through registration, seating, the recessional, photography area, etc. See a full list of positions under Position Descriptions in the right-hand menu.  The ceremonial hooding of master's and doctoral degree candidates will be included in each commencement. This event will adhere to mask policies currently in place on the UAA campus.   

Volunteer Sign-up Form

Please complete the form below to be a part of these exciting ceremonies. We appreciate your help!

This will help us find the volunteer duty best suited for you.