2018 Spring Commencement Information
University of Montana Spring 2018 Commencement Ceremony
CONTINUE TO CHECK BACK HERE IN THE COMING WEEKS FOR MORE DETAILS
Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Adams Center
9:30 a.m. - Professional Schools
College of Visual and Peforming Arts:
Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences:
College of Business:
W.A. Franke College of Forestry & Conservation:
School of Journalism:
College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences:
2:30 p.m. - Humanities & Sciences and Missoula College
College of Humanities and Sciences:
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Global Humanities and Religions
Interdisciplinary Studies Doctoral
Latin American Studies
Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures
Native American Studies
Physics and Astronomy
Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Here is a map of where to line up for the procession from the Oval to the Adams Center.
RSVP and Ticketing
The RSVP website is available. This site will allow you to select the ceremony you plan to attend and record the pronunciation of your name. No tickets are required for the main ceremonies.
Commencement Ceremony - Caps and Gowns
Order graduation regalia and other items through the Oak Hall Cap & Gown web page.
Grad Days 2018 at the UM Bookstore are March 20, 21, 22
Students can pick up their regalia orders May 9th-12th, Wednesday-Saturday, from 8 am to 6 pm at the Adams Center - East Auxiliary Gym
Updating your Diploma Mailing Address
If you need to update your diploma mailing address (from the address indicated on your original graduation application) please call (406) 243-2421 or (406) 243-2422. Updating your address on CyberBear does not affect your diploma mailing address.
GradImages, commercial photographer, will be taking photographs at the Central Ceremonies, but guests are also welcome to take pictures. Images will be available of each student at the GradImages website, and proofs will be sent to each graduate the week after the ceremonies.
Vendors will be onsite to sell bouquets the day of the ceremonies. You can also preorder flowers for your graduate at the following link: https://www.thecommencementgroup.com/montana/
Commencement Ceremony FAQ
How do I sign up to walk?
How long will the ceremonies last?
How many guests can I bring?
I did not receive the "packet" of graduation information, how can I get that information?
How will they know to call my name at the ceremony?
I do not have a name card. Where can I get another?
My name is not in the bulletin and I have applied to graduate in Spring or Summer 2018?
When do I actually "cross the stage" or have my name called?
Who "walks" in the Spring Ceremony?
My diploma case is empty...when do I get my diploma?
To what address is my diploma mailed?
Disability and Health Concerns
I have a guest that has a hard time walking (or other mobility issues), how can they get to the Central Ceremony?
There are parking areas that honor existing parking decals. There will be golf carts circulating on campus to offer rides to people. Information regarding disability accommodations can be found on the Disability Services for Students website. There will also be buses running from the Park N' Ride lots per this bus schedule.
I have a guest that is hard of hearing, will there be "assistive listening devices" available?
Information regarding disability accommodations can be found on the Disability Services for Students website.
Where can cars park for graduation?
Parking is available on campus and in the adjacent neighborhoods. There will also be buses running from the Park N' Ride lots per this bus schedule. Please refer to the Parking Information section*.
*=link coming soon
Is there a shuttle to graduation?
Are professional photographers available at the ceremonies?
GradImages, commercial photographer, will be taking photographs at the Central Ceremonies, but guests are also welcome to take pictures. Images will be available of each student at the GradImages website.