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Annual Graduation Celebration


June 10, 2016 (Friday)




Physics-Astronomy Bldg

Event Comments:

Our Physics Department Reception begins at 4pm. At @ 4:30pm graduates need to congregate on the steps near the sculpture for a group photo and then will line up for the Processional March into PAA A102. There will be a post-event reception.

Tickets Required?

Yes (an "overflow" room may be required in order to accommodate a large number of guests). PAA A102 only holds 245 people.

Cap and Gown Required?

No (optional) Business Casual attire

For Further Information Contact:

Margot Nims

Parking Info

If you wish to park on campus, pre-paid parking permits will be required for this event. Students should purchase these permits for themselves and their guests through the order form, May 4 to May 22, 2016.

Commencement Day Schedule

June 11, 2016 / Husky Stadium
12:30 - Stadium doors open (bag inspection performed).
12:30 - Grads line up on the Outdoor Practice Field (security inspections performed).
1:30 - Procession begins
4:30 - Ceremony concludes

International family members

Are you inviting family members from outside the U.S.? You can help them apply for a visitor's visa. For more info, see the International Student Services website.

Rain or shine

Let's hope for a beautiful, sunny day! However, if it rains, plastic ponchos will be handed out to graduates. Umbrellas are permitted.

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