University of Wisconsin–Madison
Girls with silly graduation glasses celebrate

Spring 2016 Commencement

Doctoral, MFA and professional
degree candidates

May 13, 2016
5:30 p.m. at the Kohl Center

Law, master and bachelor
degree candidates

May 14, 2016
Noon at Camp Randall Stadium

News & Announcements

  • Commemorative Photo

    Graduates: Have your photo taken on the 50 yard line of the field at Camp Randall on Sunday, May 8 from 11-2.  Enter Gate 3.

  • Graduates, get ready!

    Read your ceremony instruction packet to get all the details to prepare for the ceremony.

  • 2016 Speaker

    Russell Wilson prepares to share his Charge to the Graduates as the spring commencement speaker.

  • Parking and Transportation

    Shuttle services will be provided on Saturday, May 14 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. check out the shuttle map for route information.

  • Livestream Available

    We will livestream the ceremonies on this website on Friday, May 13 at 5:15 p.m. and Saturday, May 14 at 11:45 a.m.

  • What if it rains?

    Rain or shine, the ceremony will go on!  Read our Inclement Weather Policy. Camp Randall gates open at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 14.