College of Agriculture


All College of Agriculture celebrations are by invitation.  Graduates, please check your email for details and to RSVP for you and your family:

Agricultural Economics & Economics –Dec 17, 12:30pm following the commencement ceremony

Agricultural & Technology Education –Dec 16, 12:15pm

Animal & Range Sciences –Dec 16, 4:30pm

Land Resources & Environmental Sciences –Dec 17, 12:00pm following the commencement ceremony

Microbiology & Cell Biology –Dec 17, 8-9am before the ceremony and 12:15-1:30pm following the commencement ceremony

Plant Sciences & Plant Pathology –Dec 17, 12:15pm following the commencement ceremony

College of Arts & Architecture


Commencement Celebration & Challenge Coin Ceremony

Date:  Friday, December 17

Time: Immediately After Commencement

Place: Visual Communications Building (corner of 11th and Grant)

Details/Special Notes: College of Arts & Architecture graduates, their families and friends, faculty, and staff are invited to a Commencement Celebration & Challenge Coin Ceremony. No RSVP is needed. This is an in-person event with masks required. Refreshments will be served. Each graduate in attendance will receive a CAA Challenge Coin from Dean Royce Smith to celebrate your accomplishments.

School of Art BFA Thesis Show

Date: December 2nd-20th. Closing Reception Thursday, December 16th
Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. for Closing Reception
Place: Helen E. Copeland Gallery, 2nd floor Haynes Hall
Details/Special Notes: Masks Required

Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship


Jabs Graduation Celebration

Date: Thursday, December 16

Time: 5-7 p.m.

Place: Jabs Forum

Details/Special Notes:

College of Education, Health & Human Development


Date: Thursday, December 16

Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Place: Reid 201

Details/Special Notes: EHHD Open House Graduation Celebration

Norm Asbjornson College of Engineering


NACOE Recognition Ceremony & College Celebration

(Order of the Engineer, Pledge of the Computing Profession)

Date:  Thursday, December 16

Time: 3:00 p.m. Recognition Ceremony (requires students to register with the Dean's Office by December 3, limit of 2 guests)

Place: Recognition Ceremony: NAH Inspiration Hall (201 NAH)

College of Letters and Science


In-Person Celebration

Date: Friday, December 17

Time: Immediately after Commencement

Place: American Indian Hall

Details/Special Notes: Refreshments will be served.


Mark and Robyn Jones College of Nursing


Date: Friday, December 17

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Place: Shroyer Gym


Gallatin College


Date: Friday, December 17

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Place: Hannon Hall Dining Room

Honors College


Honors College Graduation Celebration

Date:  December 16th
Time:  7:00 p.m.

Place: SUB Ballrooms

Details/Special Notes: 

Diversity and Inclusion Student Commons 



The Diversity and Inclusion Student Commons (DISC) in partnership with various cultural and identity student organizations on campus will host graduation celebrations to celebrate our Black and African students, Latinx/Hispanic students, and LGBTQ+ students. Students will be recognized in-person or online during the last week of classes (if online, via the DISC website). Applications will be found on CatsConnect and the deadline for recognition is TBD.

Lavender Celebration

If you are graduating in the Fall of 2021 and identify as LGBTQ+ or an ally, we invite you to be an honored graduate. Please click the link for more information on the Lavender Celebration.

Kente Cloth Graduation Celebration

Graduating students in the Fall of 2021 who identify as Black, African-American, or from African-descent are invited to register to be honored in the Kente Cloth Graduation. Please click the link for more information on the Kente Cloth Celebration.

Latinx Graduation Celebration

Any graduate in the Fall of 2021 who identifies as Hispanic or Latino/a/x is invited to register to be an honored graduate in the Latinx Graduation Celebration. Please click the link for more information on the Latinx Graduation Celebration.