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Commencement

2017 SFA Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts

4:00 pm – Doors Open
5:00 pm – Commencement Ceremony Begins

Students will gather, in their regalia, at 4:00 pm in the lower gallery of the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts.

Guest Parking and Directions

North Garage is the closest parking garage to the Jorgensen Center located at the intersection of North Eagleville and Hillside Roads. Various other lots and UConn’s shuttle bus service will also be available, as well.

Parking for people with disabilities are available in the parking garages and parking lots. A convenient dropoff point along Hillside Rd outside the front of Jorgensen is available for passengers with disabilities to easily access the front entry ramp and doors. Vehicles dropping off passengers can then proceed to park in a garage or lot.

If you are an individual with a disability and require an accommodation in order to participate in Commencement, please contact Carissa Gullickson, 860-486-3016, carissa.gullickson@uconn.edu, to discuss your need/s.  Please allow adequate time in order to assure that appropriate accommodations may be arranged.

Information Regarding Academic Regalia

Students are required to purchase their academic regalia (tassel, cap, and gown) through the UConn Bookstore. They will be available for purchase beginning March 20, 2017. Please note that the use of old regalia is strictly prohibited due to a change in color.

Tassel colors are as follows:
Pink for the Bachelor of Music degree recipients
Brown for all other School of Fine Arts undergraduate degree recipients

Please retain your receipt, as it is required in order to pick up your tickets.

If you are a regional campus student, you may order your regalia through this Regalia & Commencement Tickets Order Form or at one of the Regional Campus Grad Fairs.

Ticket Information

Participating students will have 10 tickets to distribute to family and friends to attend the ceremony. Tickets are available free of charge and are available for pickup at the UConn Bookstore.

You must purchase your regalia in order to pick up tickets. Please retain your regalia receipt in order to pick up your tickets!

If you are a regional campus student, you may order your tickets through this Regalia & Commencement Tickets Order Form or at one of the Regional Campus Grad Fairs.

Photography

GradImages is the official photographer for our Commencement. Proofs will be sent to your home and via email within three to five days after graduation. Pictures can be ordered online, by phone or by mail. Graduation Images can be contacted at 800-261-2576 or via email at www.gradimages.com.