University of Wisconsin–Madison

School & College Events

Each school, college, division or program may host its own event during commencement weekend. For questions related to these events, please contact your school or college. Event information will be listed here as it becomes available.

Audiology Graduate Celebration
Audiology degree recipients
Friday, May 12
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Lake Mendota Room, Dejope Hall
RSVP Required. Invitation will be emailed to students in March

Communication Sciences and Disorders Graduate Celebration
Master’s degree recipients, department award recipients, capstone awardees
Saturday, May 13
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Lake Mendota Room, Dejope Hall
RSVP Required. Invitation will be emailed to students in March

Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement (DDEEA) Spring Graduation Celebration & Reception
Friday, May 12
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Varsity Hall, Union South & Union South Pavilion
An annual salute to undergraduates in the programs and services of the Division of Diversity Equity & Educational Achievement. Ticket required for invited guests.

College of Engineering Graduate Recognition Event
Saturday, May 13
3:00 p.m.
Kohl Center
All graduates invited

School of Human Ecology Graduate Student Recognition Program
Doctoral, MFA and Master’s degree recipients
Friday, May 12
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Room 1199 Nancy Nicholas Hall
RSVP Required. Invitation will be emailed to students in April.

School of Human Ecology Graduating Senior Reception
Bachelor’s degree recipients
Saturday, May 13
9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Nancy Nicholas Hall
RSVP Requested.  Invitation will be emailed to students in April.

International Student Graduation Celebration
Intended Audience: Graduating international students on F-1 and J-1 visas
Friday, May 5
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sonata/Concerto Room, Gordon Dining and Event Center, Gordon Commons

Jewish Community Graduation Celebration
Friday, May 12
Brunch at 11:00 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m.
UW Hillel (611 Langdon Street)

College of Letters & Science Pre-Commencement Celebration
Saturday, May 13
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
UW-Fieldhouse
RSVP Requested. Invitation will be emailed to students in April

Wisconsin School of Business Full Time MBA/MS ASAP Graduation Event
Saturday, May 13
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Program will begin at 10:00 a.m.
Varsity Hall, Union South
RSVP Required. Invitation will be emailed to students in April

B.S. Pharmacology & Toxicology Senior Graduation Breakfast hosted by the School of Pharmacy
Saturday, May 13
9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Heritage Hall (2nd floor) within Camp Randall
Ticket Required; tickets distributed by graduating seniors

Psychology Graduation Reception
Friday, May 12
5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Madison Masonic Center (301 Wisconsin Avenue)
RSVP Requested.  Invitation will be emailed to students in March

Social Work Undergraduate Graduation Celebration
Saturday, May 13
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Atrium, Discovery Building

Master of Social Work (Full Time) Graduation Celebration
Sunday, May 14
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Overture, Sonata, Concerto Rooms, Gordon Dining and Events Center

Master of Social Work (Part Time) Graduation Celebration
Sunday, May 14
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Overture, Sonata, Concerto Rooms, Gordon Dining and Events Center

Title IV-E Graduate Bruncheon
Saturday, May 13
8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
University Room, Doubletree Hotel