Commencement and Convocation
Please review carefully, as the dates and locations for Commencement-related events have changed. – February 6, 2017
Announcement about Spring Commencement
This year’s Spring Commencement ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, May 7 at 10 a.m. in the University of Toledo Glass Bowl. All colleges will participate in this ceremony, with the exception of the College of Law and the College of Medicine & Life Sciences, who will host their own ceremonies.
Graduate and undergraduate degrees will be conferred during this commencement ceremony. Doctoral students will be hooded by various members of the university faculty on the lower stage, and undergraduate students will walk across the lower stage, shake the hand of their dean and receive their diploma cover. Images of the graduates will be displayed on the large Glass Bowl screens as they walk across the stage.
Information about Spring Commencement (including cap and gown, visitor and parking information) can be found on the university's Commencement pages.
Spring Commencement Details
- Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017
- Time: 10:00 a.m.
- Location: The Glass Bowl
Spring Convocation & Awards Ceremony
The College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences will hold a Spring Convocation & Awards Ceremony to celebrate the accomplishments of the Class of 2017. The program for Convocation will include student awards and recognition and valedictorian speeches, specific to pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences. Master's and doctoral students will be hooded by the faculty members of their choice at the Convocation. Graduates and faculty will wear caps and gowns for the ceremony. The conferring of degrees, which includes the movement of the tassel and the announcement that the degree is being conferred, will occur only at The University of Toledo's Spring Commencement (see above).
Spring Convocation & Awards ceremony Details
- Date: Friday, May 5, 2017
- Time: 5:30 p.m.
- Location: Stranahan Theater (4645 Heatherdowns Blvd, Toledo, OH 43614)
Please RSVP to indicate your intention to attend by April 3, 2017. You can select whether you will attend Spring Commencement, the Convocation and Awards ceremony, or both. If you previously submitted an online RSVP, please repeat the process using the revised form. Please complete even if you will not attend.
Contact (College Convocation)
Please contact Cynthia Tierney at email@example.com, or by phone at 419.383.1934, with your questions and concerns about the Convocation Ceremony.