IMPORTANT: If your contact information is restricted and you would like your name included in the Commencement Booklet, please contact the Registrar’s Office, Mellencamp 274, (414) 229-3800.
Sunday, December 16, 2018, 10:00 a.m.
Ceremony is for all Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral Candidates
(The ceremony is approximately 2 hours long)
UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
400 W. Kilbourn Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203
A seating diagram will be posted the first week of December.
Arena doors open at 9:00am. Seating is available on a first come first serve basis. NO TICKETS ARE DISTRIBUTED
The handicapped entrance to the Arena is located at 500 W. Kilbourn Ave (between the Milwaukee Theatre & the U.S. Cellular). ADA decks for wheelchair seating are located in Sections 200, 205, 210, 222 and 226. Accessible seating is available on a first come first serve basis; due to limited space, we request that only one non-disabled person sit with each person with a disability in the seating area designated for these guests.
There will be sign language interpreters available in section 211. This seating is available on a first come first serve basis. There will also be captioning available on two large screens located on the left and right sides of the main stage.
Photographs & Videos:
GradImages is the official photographer at commencement. They can be reached at (800) 261-2576, email@example.com, or you can visit their website at www.gradimages.com.
A live video feed will be available the day of the ceremony. Click here to watch!
You may view past and present commencement ceremonies here
Parking, Maps, and Directions:
Please click here for December 2018 hotel accommodations.
Faculty Reps & Ph.D. Escorts:
Faculty will receive further information via email.
*PLEASE NOTE* If you are a faculty escort for a Ph.D. student and have not received any information yet, it is because your Ph.D. student has not yet filled out the online RSVP form. Once the RSVP form is filled out, you will automatically receive further instructions via email. The RSVP form can be found here.