• Visit our COVID-19 website for information about UWM’s response to the pandemic.

UWM’s Spring 2021 Virtual Commencement

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is excited to celebrate and congratulate the Class of 2021 with a virtual commencement. We’re incredibly proud of our graduates for persevering during unprecedented times.

Our virtual commencement will be available on May 16 at 10 a.m. (CDT). Check back soon for speaker announcements.

Important Info for Graduating Students

  • Participate in the virtual ceremony

    Be sure to upload your photo by April 9, 2021, so that it’s included in the virtual ceremony. We can’t wait to celebrate your accomplishment!

  • Order your regalia (optional)

    Order any desired graduation regalia (cap, gown, etc.) by April 20, 2021. Regalia is not required to participate in the virtual graduation ceremony.

  • Request a diploma cover

    Diploma covers will be automatically sent to everyone who participates in the virtual ceremony. If you’re not planning to participate but would still like a diploma cover mailed to you, contact the Registrar’s Office to request one via phone at 414-229-3800 or the online contact form.