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University of Wisconsin–Madison


May 12 & 13, 2017

Spring 2017 Commencement

Bachelor, Law, and Master
degree candidates

May 13, 2017
12:00 p.m. at Camp Randall Stadium

PhD, MFA, Medical Professional
degree candidates

May 12, 2017
5:30 p.m. at the Kohl Center

News & Announcements

  • Watch the speech

    Steven Levitan of “Modern Family” gave the keynote address.

  • Saturday's ceremony

    About 42,000 celebrated at Camp Randall.

    Read more

    Watch the video

  • Friday's ceremony

    The Kohl Center was filled with “peace, love and happiness.”

    Watch the video

  • Looking for a program?

    View the Friday and Saturday programs.

  • Save the date for Winter Commencement 2017

    Winter Commencement will be held on Sunday, December 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the Kohl Center.  Tickets are not required and seating is first come first served.  Check back in the fall semester for more information!

  • Winter Commencement 2016

    Looking for information from Winter 2016? Check out our Ceremony Archives.