"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

Students

  • 2/15: Online cap and gown purchases ship-to-home is available 
  • 4/10: Graduation Resource Fair, 11am-1pm and 3-5pm, University Union Phoenix Rooms & the Phoenix Bookstore
  • 4/10: Ceremony tickets and honor cords distribution begins at the Graduation Resource Fair in the Phoenix Rooms from 11am-1pm and 3-5pm and in the UWGB Union, Office of Student Life beginning the following day
  • 4/10: In-store cap and gown purchases for graduates begin at the Phoenix Bookstore. You may purchase your cap and gown at the Phoenix Bookstore, located in the University Union, or by calling the Phoenix Bookstore (920) 391-6600 to order over the phone. Particular size availability is guaranteed through May 3, though you may purchase apparel through May 18. 
  • ‚Äč4/19: Deadline for name to appear in ceremony program booklet (graduation application must be completed)
  • 5/3: Last date for graduates to purchase cap and gown at the bookstore with size guaranteed; purchases after that date through 5/18/19 are "as available"
  • 5/3: Last day for graduates to order caps and gowns online
  • 5/9: Deadline for ceremony signup for graduates in SIS at midnight
  • 5/10: Guaranteed (up to 4, requested by students in SIS) ticket pickup deadline at noon
  • 5/14-17: Extra ceremony tickets distributed (pre-registered grad requests only), UWGB Union, Office of Student Life
  • 5/18: Commencement ceremony, 11:30 a.m., Kress Events Center
  • Live streaming of the ceremony will be available during commencement.

Faculty/Staff

  • 3/1: Deadline for faculty and staff apparel purchases (By date / after, email Monica Wittrock at wittrocm@uwgb.edu)
  • 3/25: Deadline for faculty and staff apparel rentals
  • 4/1: Academic Program Chairs deadline to notify of who will represent from program to confer degrees at ceremony
  • 5/10: Deadline for ceremony signup for faculty and staff
  • 5/18: Commencement ceremony, 11:30 a.m., Kress Events Center
  • Live streaming of the ceremony will be available during commencement.

Streamed video recordings of the Fall 2018 ceremony and Spring 2019 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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