The University of Toledo Commencement


Details will be posted as they become available.


All students wishing to have their names published in the Spring 2019 Commencement Program will need to apply for graduation no later than Friday, March 8, 2019.  More student details found here.

The University of Toledo commencement is a joyous occasion at which family and guests are welcome to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduating class.

The University of Toledo will host separate commencement ceremonies for undergraduate and graduate students on Saturday, May 4, 2018. Out of respect for your fellow graduates, the expectation is that graduates who have elected to participate in the commencement ceremony will remain for the entire ceremony. 


Date:  Saturday, May 4, 2019
Time:  10 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Location: The Glass Bowl, Main Campus

Graduate Commencement Ceremony

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019
Time: 3-5 p.m.
Location:  The Glass Bowl, Main Campus

Guest admission to UT commencement does not require a ticket. Guest seating in the Glass Bowl is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Seating will be on the east and west sides of the Glass Bowl, and an image of each student will appear on the large screens as graduates walk across the stage.

If you are unable to attend, you may watch the commencement ceremony live online at

The College of Law and the College of Medicine and Life Sciences will hold separate ceremonies.

College of Law Commencement
Sunday, May 5, 2019 – 1:00 PM
Student Union Auditorium

College of Medicine and Life Sciences Commencement
Friday, May 10, 2019 – 4:00 PM
John F. Savage Arena on Main Campus.



College of Health and Human Services
The College of Health and Human Services will not be holding a separate convocation for Spring 2019.

Jesup Scott Honors College
Honors Medallion Ceremony
Sunday, April 14, 2019 – 3:00 PM
Radisson at UToledo

College of Arts and Letters
Friday, May 3, 2019 – 7:00 PM
Doermann Theatre

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Friday, May 3, 2019 – 5:30 PM
Center for Performing Arts Recital Hall

College of  Business & Innovation
Friday, May 3, 2019 – 5:30 PM
Lois and Norman Nitschke Auditorium

College of Nursing
Friday, May 3, 2019 – 1:00 PM
Savage Arena on Main Campus

Judith Herb College of Education
Judith Herb College of Education will not be holding a separate convocation for Spring 2019.

College of  Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Convocation & Awards Ceremony
Friday, May 3, 2019 – 5:30 PM
Savage Arena on Main Campus

College of Engineering – Honors Convocation
Friday, April 5, 2019 – 4:30 PM
Lois and Norman Nitschke Auditorium

University College
Friday, May 3, 2019 – 6:00 PM
Student Union, Ingman Room

Last Updated: 3/27/19