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Buchtel Hall, on the University of Akron campus

Congratulations, graduates!


Spring 2019 ceremonies

Congratulations to the students who will receive degrees this spring. Commencement ceremonies will be held on Friday, May 10, at 6 p.m.; Saturday, May 11, at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.; and Sunday, May 12, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Friday, May 10, 6 p.m.

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

Saturday, May 11, 10 a.m. 

  • College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering
  • College of Health Professions (graduate degrees)
  • Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences (natural sciences division and Interdisciplinary Studies)
  • Wayne College
  • U.S. Army ROTC Cadet Commissioning

Saturday, May 11, 2 p.m.

  • College of Engineering (graduate degrees)
  • Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences (social sciences, humanities and fine arts divisions)

Saturday, May 11, 6 p.m. 

  • College of Engineering (undergraduate degrees)

Sunday, May 12, 10 a.m. 

  • College of Health Professions (undergraduate degrees)

Sunday, May 12, 2 p.m. 

  • College of Applied Science and Technology

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GradFest celebration

A student with his family at Gradfest at The University of AkronGradFest is a celebration for the graduates, their families and friends following each ceremony on the E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall plaza.

It features music, refreshments and photo ops with Zippy, our mascot.

Two graduates during GradFest at The University of Akron