Ceremony Information

Three commencement ceremonies will be held in the Dale F. Halton Arena located in the James H. Barnhardt Student Activity Center. Each ceremony will last approximately two hours.

All students who have applied to graduate in summer I, summer II, or fall terms will begin receiving commencement communications by mid-October.  Graduating students must have a valid UNC Charlotte ID or a government-issued photo ID and their UNC Charlotte ID number to participate in commencement.

Friday, DECEMBER 13, 2019 --1 P.M.

Undergraduate and Graduate students for:
College of Arts + Architecture
Belk College of Business
College of Health and Human Services

Graduates report to the SAC practice gym located on the ground level by 11:30 a.m.


Saturday, DECEMBER 14, 2019 -- 10 a.M.

Undergraduate and Graduate students for:
College of Computing and Informatics
Cato College of Education
The William States Lee College of Engineering

Graduates report to the SAC practice gym located on the ground level by 8:30 a.m.


Saturday, DECEMBER 14, 2019 -- 3 p.M.

Undergraduate and Graduate students for:
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Graduates report to the SAC practice gym located on the ground level by 1:30 p.m.

 

University policy states that students participate in the Commencement Ceremony for the term in which they complete their degree requirements. Students completing their degrees in the summer or fall terms participate in the December Commencement Ceremonies.

Names are meant to be heard as graduates walk across the stage.   Graduates, please consider how you may impact the student behind you as you cross the stageWe ask guests to be kind and courteous when you hear your graduate's name. Please be respectful so that all names can be heard at Commencement.


What to expect for security at all ceremonies

  • All guests, graduates, faculty, and staff will be required to pass through metal detectors.
  • Bag checks will be conducted at entry points.  Prohibited items include, but are not limited to: large bags, umbrellas, banners, balloons, weapons, alcoholic beverages, glass containers, noisemakers, laser pointers, non-service animals, skateboards, and roller shoes.

 

For more information, see the Day of Ceremony Instructions.

For doctoral candidates, see Doctoral Hooding Ceremony.

Download the May 2019 Program

UNC Charlotte commencement at Dale F. Halton Arena


Contact information

Commencement:
Phone:
 704‑687‑8021
Email: Commencement@uncc.edu

Cap and Gown:
Phone
: 704‑687‑7050
UNC Charlotte Bookstore

Printing E-Tickets:
Phone
: 704‑687‑4949
TicketReturn.com/49ers

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

International VISAS and other related information:
International Student/Scholar Office

Campus Accessibility:
Phone: 
704‑687‑0040
Campus Accessibility