Commencement

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences celebrated the Class of 2022 during three ceremonies on Sunday, May 8. The ceremonies were held at Gampel Pavilion and live-streamed for friends and family across the globe.


 

Live Stream Recordings

A student celebrates before receiving his diploma at commencement.

Ceremony 1 for CLAS Undergraduates

9:00 a.m. at Gampel Pavillion
May 8, 2022

The commencement platform party in Gampel Pavilion during ceremony 2.

Ceremony 2 for CLAS Undergraduates

1:30 p.m. at Gampel Pavillion
May 8, 2022

A student waves to the audience during commencement ceremony 3.

Ceremony 3 for CLAS Undergraduates

5:30 p.m. at Gampel Pavillion
May 8, 2021

CLAS Commencement Facts and Figures

CLAS has the largest in-person commencement celebration at UConn.


About half of undergraduate degrees at UConn are awarded by CLAS each year.


For the first time, CLAS held three undergraduate ceremonies for the Class of 2022.


More than 850 students were invited to participate in each of the 2022 ceremonies.


Each graduate had their moment to shine, having their name read as they walked the floor of Gampel Pavilion.


A dozen alumni participated in the commencement exercises, including our commencement speaker and honorary degree recipient, Chief Justice Richard Robinson ’79 (CLAS).

Meet the CLAS Class of 2022

“I knew I wanted to be at a college where school spirit was a big factor.”

“Having those connections and people behind me to support me has helped me get to where I am and where I’m going.”

“I have gained several mentors and role models, not only from UConn, but other institutions.”

“Push yourself to make connections. Take advantage of resources.”

“I’m excited to have that network of other students who are just as passionate about environmental and other social justice issues.”

“I was able to build a community by joining different clubs and organizations.”