CONGRATULATIONS, GRADUATES!

SPRING 2017 CEREMONIES

Congratulations to the students who will receive degrees this spring. UA has six ceremonies scheduled — one on May 12, three on May 13 and two on May 14. University of Akron President Matthew J. Wilson will deliver the address at each ceremony.

Friday, May 12, 7 p.m.

  • College of Business Administration
  • The LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education
  • Wayne College

Student Speaker: Callie Mack, marketing management

Saturday, May 13, 10 a.m.

  • Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences (graduate degrees)
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering
  • U.S. Army ROTC Cadet Commissioning

Student Speaker: Lucas Gsellman, biomedical engineering


Saturday, May 13, 2 p.m. 

  • Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences (under­graduate degrees)

Student Speaker: Samuel Bunting, biology


Saturday, May 13, 5:30 p.m. 

  • Summer degree candidates from all colleges

Student Speaker: Nicholas Oblisk, emergency management and homeland security

Sunday, May 14, 10 a.m.

  • College of Health Professions (under­graduate degrees)

Student Speaker: Ashley Capestrain, nursing


Sunday, May 14, 2 p.m.

  • College of Applied Science and Technology
  • College of Health Professions (graduate degrees)

Student Speaker: Zachary Strohl, construction engineering technology

GRADUATES: WHERE ARE YOU GOING?

We asked members of the Class of 2016 what's next and what their Akron Experience meant to them.

SOCIAL: #ForeverAZip

Share your campus memories, favorite photos, and more as we celebrate graduation! Use #ForeverAZip in your tweets and Instagram posts.

GRADFEST CELEBRATION

Gradfest at The University of AkronGradFest is a celebration for the graduates, their families and friends at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.

It features music, refreshments and photo ops with Zippy, UA's loveable mascot.

GradFest at The University of Akron