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2021 Spring Commencement: Graduate Students

May 7, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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For the first time in UT’s history, commencement will take place in Neyland Stadium. Commencement for students in our college will take place at three times:

  • For graduate students: Friday, May 7, 2021, 4 p.m.
  • For undergraduate students: Saturday, May 8, 2021, 10 a.m.
  • Graphic Design students: Sunday, May 9, 2021, 1 p.m.

Graduate Students

Students in our graduate programs—graduate Architecture and Landscape Architecture—will participate with all other UT graduate students at the May 7 commencement ceremony. Master’s-candidate students will wear their hoods to the ceremony. Registration is required.


Graduating students who intend to participate in commencement must register to do so by using the registration link e-mailed in early March. Registration closes April 1.

Health and Safety

To ensure health and safety for all, UT will put into place protocols related to the coronavirus pandemic, including requiring tickets for guests, limiting the number of guests, assigning seating, ensuring social distancing, requiring masks, restricting hand shaking and more.

More Information

Graduating students should read all of the details, including tickets, parking, guest entry, graduate entry, security, webcasting, health and safety protocols, accessibility accommodations, Grad Finale and more details at the official UT commencement website, in college e-mails and on the college’s commencement webpage. Also read the Frequently Asked Questions document.



May 7, 2021
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Jennifer Flatford


Neyland Stadium
1300 Phillip Fulmer Way
Knoxville, TN 37916 United States
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