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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
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 any desired graduation regalia (cap, gown, etc.) by April 20, 2021. Regalia is not required to participate in the virtual graduation ceremony.
Receive your diplomaDiplomas are mailed to your PAWS U.S. mailing address, or you can request to pick up your diploma on campus. (Diplomas will be ready for pickup at UWM eight to 10 weeks after the ceremony.) The name on your diploma will match how it appears in PAWS unless you submit a Diploma Name Request. More information on receiving your master’s or doctoral diploma.
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