Celebration Events

Chican@ & Latin@ Studies

The CLS Program will recognize Fall 2022 graduates who have completed the Program’s Certificate on Thursday, December 1, 2022.

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College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences will be holding a Pre-Commencement Reception on December 18th at 8 am in Gordon Commons hosted by Dean Glenda Gillaspy.

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College of Letters and Science

The College of Letters & Science will hold an in-person Winter 2022 Pre-Commencement Celebration for L&S graduates and their families on Saturday, December 17, 2022, from 4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m. at Union South in Varsity Hall. Celebrate your milestone at this informal event with your family and friends. There will be brief remarks by L&S Dean Eric Wilcots. Enjoy refreshments, a complimentary L&S alumni t-shirt, photos with Bucky, and a special performance by a UW-Madison a cappella group at this free event.

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Department of Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology will hold its end of semester event and celebrate its graduates on Thursday, December 16th, from 4pm-6pm in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences.

For more information, reach out to anthroinfo@mailplus.wisc.edu.


Deptartment of Asian Languages & Cultures

The department will be celebrating our fall graduates with a reception on 9 Dec at 4 pm in room 1418 Van Hise.

For more information, reach out to rweiss@wisc.edu.

Department of Economics

The Department of Economics wishes to celebrate their Fall 2022 graduating undergraduates with a small gathering of staff and faculty. Please join us on Wednesday, Dec 14 from 3-5PM in 7238 Social Sciences. Cake, drinks, and well-wishes will find you here!

For more information, reach out to econadvise@ssc.wisc.edu.

Department of Statistics

The Department of Statistics will be celebrating its Fall 2022 graduates with a reception in room 133 Service Memorial Institute (SMI) on Friday December 16th between 2-4 pm.

Contact dbarnish@wisc.edu with questions.

Information School

The iSchool will be celebrating its Fall 2022 graduates with a reception at the Pyle Center from 3-5 p.m. on December 15th.

For more information, email jgreiber@wisc.edu.

Law School

Friends and families of Law School graduates are invited to join the Law School reception, which will immediately follow the University of Wisconsin—Madison commencement ceremony, and is expected to start at approximately 12:30 p.m. A champagne toast and light refreshments will be served.

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Leadership Certificate

The Center for Leadership and Involvement (CfLI) will celebrate Fall 2022 Leadership Certificate recipients on December 7, 2022 from 5:30-7pm at the Memorial Union. The ceremony will feature individual recognition of each recipient as well as guest speakers and dinner. Each recipient is invited to bring up to two guests.

For more information, contact leadership@studentlife.wisc.edu.

Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

The Nelson Institute will be celebrating its Fall 2022 graduates on December 15th in room 15 Science Hall from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Stop by to grab a cup of hot cocoa, take pictures in our photo booth, pick up your graduation gift , and meet Bucky Badger. All Nelson students, faculty, and staff are welcome. Bucky Badger and remarks from Dean Paul Robbins at 1:30 p.m. Reading of the names at 1:35 p.m.


School of Business

The Wisconsin School of Business Undergraduate Program will host a series of activities and events to celebrate our December graduates, December 5-9. 

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School of Education

The School of Education will be hosting a Pre-Commencement Celebration Breakfast on December 18 at 8 am for our graduates. This will feature individual recognitions of the graduates from guest speakers and lead by Dean Diana Hess.

For more information, contact sehuffman2@wisc.edu.

School of Nursing

The School of Nursing will be hosting a celebration dinner for our Fall 2022 BSN@Home and Psych Mental Health Certificate graduates. The Graduation Celebration Dinner will be held on December 6, 5-8pm at downtown restaurant, location TBD.

For more information, contact Darby Sugar at darby.sugar@wisc.edu.