Celebrate Commencement with the
School of Education

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Registration will open in April. Please look for your invitation through email. You will receive an invitation if you have applied to graduate through MyUW.  
Please contact Jody Moen (608.265.7875) with questions.  


Hooding ​Ceremony for Ph.D. & MFA graduates & guests
FRIDAY, MAY 10
EVENT: 3-5 P.M. | PROGRAM: 3:​30 P.M.
GORDON DINING & EVENT CENTER, 2ND FLOOR

Celebrate your achievement with the School of Education! All School of Education Ph.D. and Master of Fine Arts graduates and their guests are invited to attend.  

The event is complimentary for all School of Education Ph.D./MFA graduates & guests 

Registration will open in April.
Graduates: Please be sure to coordinate registration for your guests 

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Complimentary hors d'oeuvres, cake, and punch for all Education graduates and guests.
     
  • A celebratory program hosted by Dean Hess - graduates will come forward to be individually recognized as their faculty escort bestows their hood.
    Please make arrangements with your advisor or a representative to attend and bestow your hood. This information will be requested when you register for the event. 
     
  • A slideshow featuring names of all graduates, photos & ‘Education Stories.’
    Please submit your photos & stories when you register for the event

PARKING: All campus lots are free and open to the public on Commencement Day. 

UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT: The UW-Madison Commencement ceremony for Doctoral, MFA, and Professional Degree Candidates at the Kohl Center begins at 5:30 p.m. Please visit commencement.wisc.edu for additional information.


Pre-Commencement Breakfast Celebration for Bachelor's & Master's Degree Candidates
SATURDAY, MAY 11
EVENT: ​​9-11 A.M. | PROGRAM: ​9:45 A.M.
GORDON DINING & EVENT CENTER, 2ND FLOOR, 770 W. DAYTON ST. 

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS:

The event is complimentary for all School of Education graduates & up to 3 guests

Registration will open in April.
Graduates: Please be sure to coordinate registration for your guests.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

- Complimentary continental breakfast
for all Education graduates and guests
- Photo booth to capture the moment with family & friends
- Celebratory program hosted by Dean HessBachelor's and Master's candidates will be called to cross the stage, shake hands with Dean Hess, and receive their diploma cover.
- Slideshow featuring names of all graduates, photos & ‘Education Stories’
Please submit your photos & stories when you register for the event

PARKING: All campus lots are free and open to the public on Commencement Day. 

UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT: The UW-Madison Commencement ceremony at the Camp Randall Stadium begins at 12:00 p.m. Please visit commencement.wisc.edu for additional information.



QUESTIONS: Please contact Jody Moen at jody.moen@wisc.edu | 608.265.7875 or visit education.wisc.edu/commencement.


 

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Preparing for Graduation

All students must apply to graduate to complete their degree.

Undergraduate students should review the Requirements for Graduation and consult with their academic advisor about degree requirements. Students can also review their degree and major framework by visiting the Education Academic Services, or meeting with their department/major advisor to go over their Degree Audit Reporting System (DARS) report.

Graduate School Master's and Doctoral students must contact their major program to request a warrant from the Graduate School. For more information see the Graduate School Completing Your Degree web page. 

 

Questions?

  • For more information about the School of Education's celebrations, please contact:

    Jody Moen 
    jody.moen@wisc.edu 
    608-265-​7875 

  • For more information about the UW-Madison Commencement ceremonies, please visit commencement.wisc.edu