December 2020 Commencement Ceremony

Undergraduate Commencement
10 a.m. CST December 18, Health and Sports Center

9:15 a.m. Graduates assemble at the Field House – North end of Cushing Coliseum

9:40 a.m. Processional begins

10:00 a.m. Ceremony begins (lasts approximately 1.5 to 2 hours)

*Participating students will each be issued 3 tickets for family/guests*

Graduate Commencement
7 p.m. CST December 17, Health and Sports Center

6:15 p.m. Graduates assemble at the Field House – North end of Cushing Coliseum

6:40 p.m. Processional begins

7:00 p.m. Ceremony begins (lasts approximately 1 to 1.5 hours)

Rehearsal for Commencement is 3:00 p.m. December 17 at the Health & Sports Center. This rehearsal is required for all students who plan to march in the ceremony. Face coverings and social distancing are required for all students.

To support current safety protocol, please note that face coverings and physical distancing will be required of all students and guests. Family/guests should sit together, and seating will be restricted to enable social-distancing. Tickets will be distributed to students at rehearsal and students are responsible for distributing their tickets to their guests.

For those unable to attend, the ceremony can also be streamed live at Participating students will have their name will be read, and their walk across the stage celebrated virtually, live, and recorded for sharing and watching later. Satellite watch locations are also available in the Nebraskan Union and the Fine Arts Recital Hall. Both satellite watch locations will enforce the current public health measures and are limited to first-come, first-serve.

***Please be mindful of the fact that the required safety protocol noted above is current as of this date. If changes in protocol occur – whether allowing greater leniency or calling for greater caution – announcements will be made accordingly.*

View the commencement Program

Additional Information and Special Accommodations

Please refer to the Special Accommodations page for more information on seating for individuals who use wheelchairs and other special accommodations.