May 2021 Commencement ceremonies

All of the ceremonies will be held, rain or shine, in the Jerry Richardson Football Stadium. The ceremonies will be live streamed and recorded on

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Thursday, May 13, 6 p.m.
Class of 2020

Friday, May 14, 9:30 a.m.
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
The William States Lee College of Engineering 

Friday, May 14, 6:00 p.m.
Belk College of Business
College of Health & Human Services
College of Computing & Informatics

Saturday, May 15, 9:30 a.m.
College of Arts + Architecture
Cato College of Education
Graduate School (Doctoral, Master's and Graduate Certificates for all programs)

Gates open 90 minutes prior to the ceremony.

For your safety, metal detectors and bag checks will be conducted at entry points of the stadium. Please review the Jerry Richardson Stadium policy for prohibited items and activities. 

Class of 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony 

UNC Charlotte held one virtual commencement ceremony on Friday, Jan. 8, for all May, August and December 2020 undergraduate and graduate students. If you missed the live broadcast, please visit to see the ceremony in its entirety.

Contact Information

Phone: 704‑687‑8021

The Center for Graduate Life:
Phone: 704‑687‑5661
The Graduate School