Graduate from spring 2013 commencement at the Kohl Center

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Winter 2014 Announcements

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Alumnus, Coca-Cola executive Ben Deutsch to speak at December commencement

Last-Minute Details

Kohl Center doors open at 8 a.m.; the ceremony begins at 10 a.m. and is expected to last 2 hours.

No tickets are required, and there is no limit to the number of guests a graduate may invite.

Read our carry-in policy before you arrive!

Stream the ceremony live here beginning at 10 a.m.

Spring 2015 Commencement

  • Friday, May 15, 5:30 p.m. at the Kohl Center Doctoral and MFA candidates
  • Saturday, May 16, noon at Camp Randall Stadium Undergraduate and master’s degree candidates
  • Look for details about spring commencement in January 2015.


For questions related to degree requirements or other academic matters, contact the Office of the Registrar at 608-262-3811 or email

For other commencement-related questions, call us at 608-263-2400 or email us at

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