Commencement Updates

Below are recent updates regarding the Fall 2022 Commencement Ceremony:

  • The Graduate Commencement will be held at 3:00 pm on December 9, 2022. Graduates should report to the Greensboro Coliseum Novant Fieldhouse no later than 1:30 p.m. No tickets will be required to attend. 
  • The Undergraduate Commencement will be held at 8:30 am on December 10, 2022. Graduates should report to West Wing A in the Special Events Center at the Greensboro Coliseum no later than 7:00 a.m. No tickets will be required to attend. 
  • Honor cords are only for undergraduate students. More information regarding graduating with honors can be found on the Candidate for Graduation page in the Undergraduate Student section.
  • You will need a photo ID and a mask worn properly to pick up your name card. We will not release your name card to anyone other than you.
  • Graduates must wear regalia. Graduation regalia can be purchased at the Barnes and Noble bookstore.  Accessories, such as tassels, will not be available for purchase the day of the ceremonies. For questions, please call (336) 334-7593.
  • For the safety of all, masks are optional  while in the coliseum.

The Registrar’s Office webpage also has a compilation of additional frequently asked questions about commencement.

Please refer to this page regularly for current information and updates.

If you cannot find the information you need about commencement, please email