Frequently Asked Questions
When is the December 2021 Commencement?
The December 2021 Commencement will be held on Friday, December 17th at Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center.
What time will my specific College's ceremony be?
10 AM EST
College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
College of Education
College of Engineering
College of Fine Arts
College of Medicine
College of Pharmacy
College of Public Health
College of Social Work
Martin School of Public Policy and Administration
Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce
3 PM EST
College of Arts and Sciences
College of Communication and Information
College of Design
College of Health Sciences
College of Nursing
Gatton College of Business and Economics
*This schedule is subject to change
When is Grad Salute?
Grad Salute is October 11th and 12th in the Harris Ballroom at the Gatton Student Center. This is where you can purchase your cap and gown, register for Commencement, purchase a class ring and/or graduation announcements, and receive information from the UK Alumni Association.
Is registering for Commencement and applying for my degree the same thing?
No. You need to apply for your degree through myUK and work with your academic advisor. Registering for Commencement is a separate process and only confirms your participation in the ceremony.