Commencement ceremony

Spring 2016 - Graduation Fair
April 7th, 2016
10:00AM-2:00PM, Ballrooms, MSC

2016 Spring Commencement Ceremonies:

For degree candidates completing all requirements during:
Spring 2016 and Summer 2016

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

9:30 am ceremony

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

College of Management

1:30 pm ceremony

College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

5:30 pm ceremony

The Graduate School

A remote viewing area will be available for all of the Spring 2016 ceremonies.* 

Spring 2016 Commencement Program (PDF)

Watch Current Ceremony

(Stream will be activated the day of the ceremony)

*If needed, the remote viewing area will be located in the Memorial Student Center Terrace Lounge. Tickets are not required for the on-campus remote viewing area.


Note: If you are a graduate who wishes to participate in the ceremonies and are completing requirements during any term other than the terms listed above, you must notify the commencement coordinator at by the Friday after advisement day in order to have your information included in the commencement printed program .

All ceremonies will be held at the Johnson Fieldhouse in the Sports and Fitness Center Complex on the UW-Stout campus.

Click on the college name below if you are unsure of where your graduate or undergraduate program is housed.

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

College of Education Health and Human Sciences

College of Management

College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics


Please be advised that selling or purchasing Commencement tickets is direct violation of:

University of Wisconsin Administrative Code Ch. 18 – Conduct on University Lands18.26(b) No person may buy or sell a ticket or other evidence of the right of entry for more than the price printed on the ticket.
Acceptable Use of Internet and Network Resources at UW-Stout policy

The penalty to any person found in violation of this code may include:

  • a forfeiture of up to $500
  • Non-academic disciplinary sanctions under UWS Ch. 17 – Student non-academic disciplinary procedures – which will result in termination of UW-Stout email privileges and could affect a student's ability to graduate.

The University will pursue sanctions for any student found in violation of these statutes and policies.

Commencement Quick Links

Ceremony Tickets

Tickets can be picked up at MSC, Service Center, Bring your Student ID!

Service Center Hours

Mon - Thurs 7:30am - 10pm


Friday 7:30am - 7pm


Saturday 10:00am - 3pm


Sunday 12:00pm - 10pm

ADA Request Link: