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

Ceremony I

Sunday, May 10, 2020
1:30 p.m.

Biological Sciences
Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies
Cognitive Science
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Engineering Physics
Human Development and Family Sciences
Individualized Major
Molecular and Cell Biology
Physiology and Neurobiology
Psychological Sciences
Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Structural Biology/Biophysics
Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Ceremony II

Sunday, May 10, 2020
5:30 p.m.

Africana Studies
American Studies
Applied Mathematical Sciences
Coastal Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Human Rights
Latino and Latin American Studies
Marine Sciences
Maritime Studies
Mathematics/Actuarial Science
Mathematics/Actuarial Science/Finance
Mathematics/Physics Math/Statistics
Political Science
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:

May 2020
August 2020
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.

For more information about attire at commencement, please visit the Student Preparation page on the University’s Commencement and Convocation website.


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.

For more information about tickets, please visit the Student Preparation page on the University’s Commencement and Convocation website.

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.

For more information accommodations for guests in Gampel Pavilion, please visit the Student Preparation page on the University’s Commencement and Convocation website.