Undergraduate commencement for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will take place on Sunday, May 10, 2020.
Graduation is divided into two ceremonies, with attendance based on the major of the graduating student. Double majors should attend the ceremony for their primary major.
Ceremonies and Majors
Sunday, May 10, 2020
Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Human Development and Family Sciences
Molecular and Cell Biology
Physiology and Neurobiology
Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Sunday, May 10, 2020
Applied Mathematical Sciences
Latino and Latin American Studies
Urban and Community Studies
More Information for Students
Applying for Graduation
Students who are eligible to walk in this year’s ceremony must fulfill their degree requirements in the following terms:
December 2019 graduates
August 2019 graduates
Reminder: Applying to graduate and submitting your final plan of study are two separate processes that happen in StudentAdmin. Students must first apply to graduate and then submit their final plan of study.
Caps and Gowns
Proper attire is required at UConn undergraduate commencement ceremonies. Students must purchase a cap and gown in order to receive their guest tickets.
The caps and gowns designated for UConn ceremonies are available in the UConn Bookstore for purchase starting on Wednesday, March 25.
Students may pick up tickets with their cap and gown at the UConn Bookstore on the Storrs Campus. Each graduating student will receive up to five guest tickets. Children 4 years and older will require a guest ticket for entry to the ceremony.
Please note: the College does not distribute additional tickets nor do we receive or track extra tickets for commencement. If you require additional guest tickets, please connect with a friend.
Accommodations for Guests with Disabilities
The following accommodations are available for guests with disabilities
- A sign-language interpreter and special seating for people with hearing disabilities (ushers will direct you)
- Special seating area for individuals who use wheelchairs (ushers will direct you; these are available on a first-come-first-serve basis)
- Modified bathroom facilities
- Assistive listening system
- Parking will be available for vehicles with official permits for handicapped parking from a state Motor Vehicle Department on the ground level of the North and South Parking Garages
- People may be dropped off near Gampel Pavilion. All entrances to Gampel Pavilion are accessible for individuals who use wheelchairs.