University of Tennessee Spring 2019 Commencement

5/8/2019, 5/9/2019, 5/10/2019, 5/11/2019

Spring 2019 Commencement Ceremonies

Before, during, and after the ceremonies, please tweet at us (as well as your departments, friends, and the world) using the hashtag #utgrad2019.

Congratulations Graduates!

Wednesday, May 8, 2019:
4:00 pm: Audiology and Speech Pathology

Thursday, May 9, 2019:
9:00 am: Tickle College of Engineering
12:30 pm: Herbert College of Agriculture
4:00 pm: College of Communication and Information
7:30 pm: Graduate Hooding

Friday, May 10, 2019:
8:30 am: College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences
10:30 am: Chancellor's Honors Program
12:00 pm: College of Law
3:30 pm: Haslam College of Business
7:30 pm: College of Nursing

Saturday, May 11, 2019:
9:00 am: College of Arts & Sciences
10:00 am: College of Veterinary Medicine (held at Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Building)
1:30 pm: College of Social Work
4:30 pm: College of Architecture + Design

Ceremonies taking place at Thompson-Boling Arena will be live-streamed, and links will be provided on this website. Both captioned and non-captioned versions will be offered.

Parking and Transportation:
During commencement exercises, the Parking and Transit Services Department will make free parking available for all graduates and their guests in student parking areas.

Student parking areas include:
G-10 Garage located next to Thompson Boling Arena (enter off Neyland Dr or Phillip Fulmer Way)
Any student surface parking lot that displays a sign with the letter “C” or “N” (e.g. C-6)
Accessible parking spaces are available in the G-10 Parking Garage and in many other UT parking lots for visitors with a state-issued disability parking placard (tag) or plate. Ample accessible parking is available in the G-10 Garage, along with elevators and a bridge connecting the garage to the arena concourse.
Please be advised that parking in staff parking areas during commencement is prohibited.

Additional Information:
The Clear Bag Policy is in effect for all Arena events!

Walk-through metal detectors are now in place and operational at all arena entrances. Please allow extra time to enter the building. Be prepared to remove all items such as cell phones and keys from your pockets before passing through the metal detectors. We encourage you to bring only necessary items with you in order to reduce your time entering the building.

More Information:
Clear Bag Policy
Commencement Information