Graduation

2017 CAHNR/RHSA Commencement Ceremony

Graduating soon? Follow these steps to a successful graduation.

Undergraduate students who graduated in December 2016 or who will be graduating in May or August 2017 from the Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture and the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources will be recognized for completion of their degree requirements on Saturday, May 6, 2017, beginning at 6:00 pm in Gampel Pavilion.

Students Graduating

Commencement Ceremony Details

Reception Details

Prior to the ceremony, we will hold a reception in the Wilbur Cross North and South Reading Rooms from 3:00-5:00 pm. Students and their families are invited to participate in this festive event and to meet with faculty and staff members. You do not need to RSVP for this event.

Ceremony Details

Candidates for the ceremony will report to the Field House by 5:00 pm; Gampel will open its doors to family and friends at 5:00 pm as well. Graduates will be limited to 10 guest tickets each for the Commencement Ceremony. If you are in need of additional tickets, please email acadprog@uconn.edu and give us your name, cell phone number, and number of additional tickets you are requesting. As Commencement nears, we will contact you regarding your request. In the past, obtaining extra tickets has not been an issue.

Student To-Do Checklist

  • Apply to graduate and submit your final plan of study with Degree Audit - follow the Registrar's Steps to a Successful Graduation
  • Buy your regalia
  • Pick up your Commencement Tickets
  • Fill out the Graduate "First Destination" Survey by Monday, May 1, 2017. If you do not complete this survey by May 1, we will require you to complete the survey on paper before issuing you your “walking card” at the Commencement Ceremony sign-in table. More than 500 students will be signing in and it will help us (and you) to have submitted this information ahead of time.