"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. You are the [one] who'll decide where to go." - Dr. Seuss

Apply for Graduation

The application for graduation is located within the Student Information System. Please go there to complete your application.

Shoe Tree

When you graduate, your shoes can join others in the Shoe Tree on campus.

Important Dates

  • 11/7: Ceremony tickets and honor cords distribution begins at the Graduation Resource Fair in the Phoenix Rooms from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3:00-5:00 p.m. and in the Provost Office, CL 835 beginning the following day
  • 11/7: In-store cap and gown purchases for graduates begin at the Phoenix Bookstore
  • 11/7: Graduation Resource Fair, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 3:00-5:00 p.m., University Union Phoenix Rooms & The Phoenix Bookstore
  • 11/8: Online cap and gown purchases begin Online purchases now closed. Contact Phoenix Bookstore directly at (920) 465-2323.
  • 11/9: Deadline for faculty and staff apparel purchases
  • 11/15: Deadline for faculty and staff apparel rentals
  • 11/16: Deadline for name to appear in ceremony program booklet (graduation application must be completed)
  • 11/22 & 11/23: Provost Office closed - tickets not available on this day
  • 11/30: Last date for graduates to purchase cap and gown with size guaranteed; purchases after that date through 12/14/18 are "as available"
  • 11/30: Last day for graduates to order caps and gowns online
  • 12/6: Deadline for ceremony signup for graduates at midnight
  • 12/7: Deadline for ceremony signup for faculty and staff
  • 12/7: Guaranteed (up to 4) ticket pickup deadline at noon
  • 12/11-14: Extra ceremony tickets distributed (pre-registered grad requests only), Provost Office, CL 835
  • 12/15: Commencement ceremony, 11:30 a.m., Weidner Center for the Performing Arts
  • Live streaming of the ceremony will be available during commencement.

Streamed video recordings of the Fall 2017 ceremony and Spring 2018 ceremony are available online. To purchase a professionally recorded DVD of either ceremony, please contact Academic Technology Services at (920) 465-2416 or ATS@uwgb.edu. (Note: These links work best using using Internet Explorer or Firefox browsers.)

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