University of Wisconsin–Madison

Commencement

Degrees are granted in May, August, and December. Commencement ceremonies are held only in May and December. Master’s and doctoral degree candidates planning to participate in commencement must fill out the Apply to Graduate application in MyUW Student Center to have their names printed in the commencement program.

For specific information about commencement, including deadline dates, ordering commencement attire, etc., see the Commencement website.

See Degree Conferral/Payroll End DatesDiploma