The University of Toledo Commencement

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See your pictures and messages on the screens in the Glass Bowl during commencement!

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 5, 2018. Each ceremony will last approximately 2 1/2 hours. 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. 

Gates and Concessions will open at 8 a.m. 


Date:  Saturday, May 5, 2018
Time:  10 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Location: The Glass Bowl, Main Campus
Student Arrival Time: no later than 9 a.m.
Students will be pre-seated at 9:30 a.m.

Graduate Commencement Ceremony

Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
Time: 3-5 p.m.
Location:  The Glass Bowl, Main Campus
Student Arrival Time: 2 p.m.
Doctoral students will line up and be part of the processional.
Masters, ed specialist, and certificate students will be pre-seated at 2:30 p.m.

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.


Last Updated: 3/19/18