Commencement

Snapshot of Commencement

May 13, 2019

In rain and shine, graduates processed to their commencement ceremonies this weekend. Here is a glimpse into their milestone moments.

The Sights and Sounds of Commencement

May 13, 2019

This weekend we welcomed the Class of 2019 into the UConn alumni family. Congratulations graduates, you’ll be Huskies forever.

Commencement 2019

May 1, 2019

Whether arguing a case before the U.S. Supreme Court, leading the national dialogue on race and immigration, or heading Pratt & Whitney, the honored guests of UConn’s commencement ceremonies are leaders. The students are, too. Here are their stories.

2019 Commencement Speakers and Honorary Degree Recipients

April 30, 2019

Editor’s Note: The University of Connecticut will begin to use walk-through metal detectors at Gampel Pavilion this month as part of an ongoing commitment to safety and security. The new technology will be in place for the commencement exercises held in Gampel on Saturday and Sunday, May 11 and 12.  Whether arguing a case before […]

CLAS Commencement in 360° Virtual Reality

May 8, 2018

‘Thank you to UConn, for loving us, pushing us, and turning us into the people we are today,’ said Jill Durso ’18 (CLAS), the student speaker at the CLAS Commencement ceremony on May 6.

Crystal Emery ’85 (SFA) an Inspiration to CLAS Graduates

May 7, 2018

Speaking from a wheelchair, Commencement speaker Crystal Emery (SFA) invited graduates of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to ‘use me as an example of how you can move forward in life.’

Computer Scientist Kimberly Bryant Urges Engineers to Become Agents of Change

May 7, 2018

Commencement speaker Kimberly Bryant, founder and executive director of Black Girls Code, addressed graduates of the School of Engineering as ‘architects of the future.’

Commencement 2018

April 27, 2018

The Class of 2018 will mark the end of their time here at Commencement ceremonies May 5-7. Read on for stories about the graduating seniors, where they are headed, and the memories they are taking with them.

Stepping Up: UConn’s Class of 2018

April 27, 2018

In the four years since the candlelight Convocation of fall 2014, the Class of 2018 have experienced monumental changes in the world, at the University, and in their own lives.

Class of 2018: Charting a Career Path

April 27, 2018

Seventy-six percent of UConn graduates who attended high school in Connecticut are now employed in-state.

2018 Commencement Speakers

April 27, 2018

The honored guests of UConn’s commencement ceremonies this year are leaders in their fields.