We look forward to welcoming you to the University of Miami for commencement. All ceremonies are held at the Watsco Center located at 1245 Dauer Drive on the Coral Gables campus. Commencement is held twice a year at the University of Miami, in December for Fall semester graduates and in May for spring and summer semester graduates (commencement is held prior to the completion of the summer terms)

No tickets are required for any commencement ceremony. Graduates will be asked to estimate their guest count on the graduation application for our planning purposes only. All ceremonies are approximately 2 hours.

FALL 2017 CEREMONY SCHEDULE

All ceremonies are held at the Watsco Center on the Coral Gables campus. Commencement ceremonies last approximately two hours.


THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2017

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE CEREMONY
10:00 AM

Undergraduate Degree Ceremony for bachelor’s degree candidates from all school and colleges
  • School of Architecture
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business Administration
  • School of Communication
  • School of Education and Human Development
  • College of Engineering
  • Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
  • Miller School of Medicine
  • Frost School of Music
  • School of Nursing and Health Studies


  • GRADUATE DEGREE CEREMONY
    2:00 PM

    Graduate Degree Ceremony for master's and doctoral candidates from all school and colleges (except M.D. candidates) including UOnline
    • School of Architecture
    • College of Arts and Sciences
    • School of Business Administration
    • School of Communication
    • School of Education and Human Development
    • College of Engineering
    • Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
    • Miller School of Medicine
    • Frost School of Music
    • School of Nursing and Health Studies

    SPRING 2018 CEREMONY SCHEDULE
    THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2018

    HONORS DAY CONVOCATION
    9:00 AM

    A celebration of academic excellence for undergraduate students.
    For more information, please visit the Honors Program's website.


    MASTER'S DEGREE CEREMONY
    1:00 PM
    Master’s Degree Ceremony for master's candidates from all school and colleges (except Law) including UOnline
  • School of Architecture
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business Administration
  • School of Communication
  • School of Education and Human Development
  • College of Engineering
  • Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
  • Miller School of Medicine
  • Frost School of Music
  • School of Nursing and Health Studies

  • DOCTORAL DEGREE CEREMONY
    5:00 PM
    Doctoral Degree and Hooding Ceremony for all doctoral candidates (except J.D. and M.D.) from all school and colleges
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Musical Arts
  • Doctor of Education
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (if applicable)

  • FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018

    UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE CEREMONIES
    Bachelor’s degree ceremonies will be held as follows:
    • 8:30 AM - College of Arts and Sciences and Continuing Studies
    • 1:00 PM - Schools of: Architecture, Communication, Education and Human Development, Marine and Atmospheric Science, Music, and Nursing and Health Studies
    • 5:00 PM - Schools of: Business Administration and Engineering

    SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2018
    SCHOOL OF LAW CEREMONY
    10:00 AM

    Master of Laws and Juris Doctor degree ceremony
    Please contact the School of Law directly for information for LL.M. and J.D. candidates.
    (305) 284-3270


    LEONARD M. MILLER SCHOOL OF MEDICINE CEREMONY
    3:00 PM

    Medical Doctor degree ceremony
    Please contact the Miller School of Medicine directly for information for M.D. candidates.
    (305) 243-0496