Calendar of Events

Commencement and Professional School Ceremonies Schedule of Events

Students being recognized with a bachelor or master degree attend the ceremony for the academic unit where they take their classes.


Thursday, May 6, 2021

10:00 a.m. Brandeis School of Law ceremony at Cardinal Stadium 

4:00 p.m. Doctoral Hooding and Graduation Ceremony at Cardinal Stadium 

Friday, May 7, 2021

7:00 p.m. University-wide Commencement ceremony #1 at Cardinal Stadium

Honoring the 2020 graduates and May 2021 degree candidates from the College of Arts & Sciences, Graduate School (Interdisciplinary students only), School of Dentistry, School of Law, and School of Medicine. (Clarification: for the professional units of Dentistry, Law, and Medicine, this will be their banner bearer only and master level graduates)

Saturday, May 8, 2021

10:00 a.m. University-wide Commencement ceremony #2 at Cardinal Stadium

Honoring the 2020 graduates and May 2021 degree candidates from the College of Business, J.B. Speed School of Engineering, and School of Public Health and Information Sciences

4:00 p.m. University-wide Commencement ceremony #3 at Cardinal Stadium

Honoring the 2020 graduates and May 2021 degree candidates from the College of Education and Human Development, Kent School of Social Work, School of Music, School of Nursing

4:30 p.m. School of Medicine ceremony at the Galt House 

4:30 p.m. School of Dentistry ceremony at Louisville Palace Theater