Winter Commencement Ceremony Update

Due to the ongoing pandemic response, UW–Madison will confer more than 2,000 degrees on Dec. 13 via a virtual commencement celebration. Read more about the announcement. 

“As we did in the spring, we will honor our graduates and their accomplishments with a virtual ceremony,” says Chancellor Rebecca Blank. “Later, we will find an opportunity for these graduates to celebrate in person with family and friends.”

The University’s Commencement ceremonies are among the most special events we hold on campus each year. Celebrations this year will call on all of us to be flexible and creative so that we can recognize graduates and their families in ways that are both jubilant and safe for the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check the ceremony specific tabs for more information.

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Save the Date: Virtual Winter Commencement 2020

Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral Degree Candidates 
Sunday, December 13, 2020