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Get Ready for Commencement!

Although we will celebrate with you in May, we want to make sure you first have fun activities and resources from our campus and community. Celebrate and prepare for graduation and your participation in Commencement with On-Campus Grad Bash and/or Virtual Grad Bash!

On-Campus Grad Bash

Virtual Grad Bash


Campus and Community Resources

Alumni Relations
The Alumni Relations Office tenaciously supports our alumni in their personal and professional development. After you graduate, you will receive monthly e-newsletters where we hope to spark passion and vision for your future. You’ll find information on continuing education opportunities at UW-Green Bay, professional development topics by UW-Green Bay faculty and alumni networking events.

Connect on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to stay engaged in all that’s happening at your alma mater. There’s never been a better time to be a UW-Green Bay alum! 
Career Services

If you have questions about your job search, would like your resume or cover letter reviewed, need assistance with your graduate school applications, or would like to practice your interview skills please contact us at (920) 465-2163 or email 

Handshake can connect you to various opportunities with employers through networking events, workshops and interviews. To continue your access to Handshake after graduation, keep your contact email updated. ​ Visit Career Services for additional Information and resources. On behalf of the staff in Career Services, Congratulations and Best Wishes, Graduates!

Honor Societies (GB campus students)

Please contact Teri Ternes at

Study Abroad & International Student Alums
If you have participated in a UWGB study abroad program or are a degree seeking international student you are eligible to receive a FREE country sash! Examples are shown on this website. The OIE will automatically order sashes for students who graduated in Fall 2020 and are eligible to graduate in Spring 2021. You will receive an email with updates and instructions for how to pick up/receive your sash in mid-April.  Email the Office of International Education at with any questions.

Phoenix Bookstore

Have questions or issues with your Cap and Gown ordering? Interested in looking at UWGB apparel? Visit the Phoenix Bookstore
Get your Phoenix Bookstore graduation coupon here!

Commencement Questions?

Commencement will be held on Saturday, May 15, 2021. For deadlines, and additional information watch your campus email for important information and visit the UW-Green Bay Commencement website.

Current Young Professionals

If you are staying around the Green Bay area after graduation, make sure you check out the social networking and community engagement opportunities with Greater Green Bay Current Young Professionals

Grad Bash Fun with the Office of Student Life!

Choose songs for your class playlist!
Click here to add songs to your class playlist. This playlist will be shared with graduates and played at the Spring 2021 Commencement Celebration!

UW-Green Bay Grad Instagram GIF Stickers

Add UWGB Grad GIF stickers to your story & share with friends!
       1: On the story screen in Instagram, take a photo or select from your photo library
       2: Tap the stickers icon at the top of your screen
       3: Select the GIF sticker icon
       4: In the search bar, type “uwgb”
       5: Simply tap on a sticker to use it
       6: Decorate your photo with as many GIF stickers as you would like!
       7: Share your masterpiece to your story or send or send to friends

UW-Green Bay Grad Facebook Profile Pic Frame
Celebrate your graduation by adding a frame filter to your profile picture! 
  1. Log into Facebook
  2. Click here for Profile Picture Frames
  3. In the 'Search for themes...' bar, type and select: "UW-Green Bay Grad" 
  4. Reposition photo as necessary
  6. Click "Use as Profile Picture"
  7. Share your pic with #VirtualUWGB and #gbgrad
Photo Props
  1. Take an AWESOME picture with some or all of the following:
    1. Print a few of your favorite UW-Green Bay grad photo props from below, make them your own by decorating them or use the way they are.
    2. Create Snapchat stickers to add to any picture by using the UW-Green Bay grad photo props from below!
      1. Snapchat Sticker Directions: Take screenshots of the props. Open the screenshot on Snapchat and edit. Use the scissors on the right to cut out and save a sticker. Use as a sticker on any photo!
Decorating your Grad Cap for Commencement?

Print the Grad Cap Template to practice your design before you do the real thing!

Send UWGB Thank You's via E-card

Take a few minutes to reflect, and show your appreciation by sending an e-thank you to faculty/staff, friends/family or other students you want to thank through Click for directions

6 x 8 inch Card
6 x 8 inch Card

7 x 7 inch Card
7 x 7 inch Card

7 x 9.5 inch Card
7 x 9.5 inch Card