169th Commencement Ceremony

2018 Commencement will be held on May 26, 2018.  If you have any questions please feel free to call our Commencement line at (302) 831-GRAD or send us an email at

Please see the Convocation Schedule for information about individual convocations.

Commencement is a rain or shine event. In the case of inclement weather, the ceremony may be shortened. Please note: convocations remain as scheduled.

Gates Open at 7:00 a.m
Recommended arrival time for degree candidates and guests is 7:30 a.m
Student procession begins at 8:20 a.m
Ceremony starts at 9:00 a.m

All degree candidates should arrive no later than 7:30 a.m. and should proceed immediately to the procession line–up area next to the Delaware Field House and north of Delaware Stadium. Only degree candidates, in regalia, will be allowed in the line–up area; guests should proceed to Delaware Stadium. The procession into Delaware Stadium will begin promptly at 8:20 a.m.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Delaware Stadium
Delaware Stadium, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA