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2019-2020 Commencement Dates + Deadlines

Graduation Application Deadlines:

  • Fall 2019 candidates – last day of summer 2019 classes (Friday, August 9, 2019)
    • Submit your application as soon as possible if you will be graduating in the fall 2019 semester.
  • Spring 2020 candidates – last day of fall 2019 classes (Wednesday, December 4, 2019)
  • Summer 2020 candidates – last day of spring 2020 classes (Friday, April 24, 2020)

The graduation application can be located by logging into your MyUTK account.

Fall 2019 Commencement Dates

Graduate/Master’s Candidates: Thursday, December 12 at 4:30 p.m. at Thompson Boling Assembly Center and Arena

Undergraduate/Bachelor’s Candidates: Friday, December 13 at 9:00 a.m. at Thompson Boling Assembly Center and Arena

Spring 2020 Commencement Dates

Graduate/Master’s Candidates: Thursday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m. at Thompson Boling Assembly Center and Arena

Undergraduate/Bachelor’s Candidates: Thursday, May 7 at 9:00 a.m. at Thompson Boling Assembly Center and Arena

Spring 2019 Commencement Ceremony Information

  • A mandatory meeting for all students participating in the spring commencement will be held on Wednesday, January 8th in A+A 103 A at 5:45 p.m.
  • Students who graduate in Fall 2019 or Summer 2020 may participate in the college’s spring commencement ceremony
  • Mandatory Commencement Ceremony Walkthrough: TBD
  • Graduation Celebration, a reception and exhibit of graduate work, will be held after the college’s spring ceremony. More details to be provided at a later date.

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2020 Student Information Sheet (Coming Soon)

The Student Information Sheet for Spring 2020 Commencement/Hooding is due January 15, 2020. Please open and download the PDF. If you have any issues or questions about the Student Information Sheet, contact Jennifer Flatford at jflatford@utk.edu or 865-974-6714.