• Friday, Oct. 30, is a furlough day at UWM, and most campus offices will be closed.

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

UWM’s Fall 2020 Virtual Graduation

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is excited to celebrate and congratulate the Class of 2020 with a virtual commencement. We’re incredibly proud of our graduates for persevering during unprecedented times.

Our virtual commencement will be available on Dec. 20 at 10 a.m. (CST). The ceremony will include a student speaker, a UW Board of Regents speaker and keynote speaker Michele Bria, chief executive officer at Journey House.

Important Info for Graduating Students

  • Participate in the virtual ceremony

    Be sure to upload your photo by Nov. 13, 2020 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 Nov. 20, 2020. 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.