Yes, you may bring other attendees to the Graduation Celebration at Memorial Union Terrace (seating is first come, first served) and the ceremony at Camp Randall. Due to space constraints, the concert at The Sylvee …
2020 Graduate Celebration
Will there be food and drink options throughout the weekend?
Ice cream will be provided for graduates at the Terrace event on Friday, September 17. The Alumni Strolling Brunch is free for graduates.
Are plus ones allowed for the Sylvee concert?
At this time, tickets are restricted to graduates only as capacity is limited at the venue.
Will there be college-specific graduation events?
Yes, some Schools, Colleges, Departments and Organizations will have celebrations for graduates. More information will be provided on our website as those event details are collected.
How is this celebration different from normal commencement?
This celebration will be shorter than a normal commencement. As all degrees have already been conferred to the Class of 2020 graduates, we will have the celebratory portions of the ceremony only. This includes speeches …
What is Camp Randall’s carry-in policy?
Please view the carry-in policy for Camp Randall here.
Can my family come to the Camp Randall ceremony with me?
Yes! We gladly welcome guests to Camp Randall. Seating will reflect typical spring commencements, with graduates in chairs on the football field and guests sitting in the Camp Randall stands. Attendance at other events is …
Where and when will these celebration events be happening?
Friday September 17th events will be happening at Memorial Union Terrace Saturday September 18th: Camp Randall Stadium graduation will start at 2:00 p.m. CT. Photos with Abe on Bascom Hill will occur from 10am – …
Can I participate from home?
Yes! We understand that not all graduates are able to return to campus, and we will miss you. The Saturday ceremony will be livestreamed via YouTube on our website so anyone is able to watch. …
Is there a chance this event could get postponed due to COVID-19?
As with any event occurring on campus, we will abide by the university’s current COVID-19 guidelines and regulations.