Fall 2014 Commencement Information: December 14, 2014

IMPORTANT: If your contact information is restricted and you would like your name included in the Commencement Booklet, please contact the Registrar's Office, Mellencamp 274, (414)229-3800.

Directions for:
Bachelor's Degree Candidates
Master's Degree Candidates
Doctoral Degree Candidates
Sunday, December 14, 2014, 2:00 p.m.
Ceremony is for all Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral Candidates
(The ceremony is approximately 2 hours long)
UW-Milwaukee Panthers Arena
400 W. Kilbourn Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Ordering your commencement attire.
Student Seating:

A floor diagram of the line-up areas and where graduates are seated by school/college can be seen here:

Commencement Seating Chart for Panther Arena

Guest Seating:
Arena doors open at 1:00pm. Tickets are not required for students or guests, and there is no limit to the number of guests who may attend. Seating is available on a first come first serve basis.
Special Accommodations:
The handicapped entrance to the Arena is located at 500 W. Kilbourn Ave (between the Milwaukee Theatre & the Arena). Sections 200, 205, 210, 222 and 226 have been designated for wheelchair seating. Accessible seating is available on a first come first serve basis; due to limited space, we request that only one nondisabled person sit with each person with a disability in the seating area designated for these guests.

There will be sign language interpreters available in section 211. This seating is available on a first come first serve basis. There will also be captioning available on two large screens located on the left and right sides of the main stage.
Photographs & Videos:
Professional photographers will take individual photographs of graduates as they approach the stage and while they receive their diploma folders.

You may view past and present commencement ceremonies here

Parking, Maps, and Directions:
UW-Milwaukee Panthers Arena
Hotel Accommodations:
Please Note: December 2014 room rates will be posted in August of 2014.

Faculty Reps & Ph.D. Escorts:
Faculty will receive further information via email and campus mail.