The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites you to celebrate the academic achievements of the newest graduating class. Join us for virtual commencement and in-person celebrations to wish Rangers continued success.
Spring 2021 Commencement
May 15, 2021 | Virtual and In-person
We'll celebrate Spring 2021 graduates with a virtual commencement and in-person celebrations. We look forward to congratulating this incredible class for their tenacity and determination with both virtual and in-person experiences.
Virtual Ceremony Details
May 15, 2021 | 9-9:30 am
Our virtual commencement ceremony will be in the morning. The program will be a livestream event with features for each of the colleges, including opening messages from deans and some of your peers.
All viewers will join the opening livestream together and, following this, you will be prompted to access the appropriate prerecorded segment.
RSVP to a College Celebration
Each college is planning their own in-person celebration, and they will be contacting their students directly. You can help your college plan by RSVPing to a College Celebration.
Keep an eye on your Ranger Mail for more information about the UW-Parkside Commencement Ceremony and for information from your college.
In-Person College Celebrations
After the virtual ceremony has ended, you can attend an in-person college celebration to pick up your diploma cover and a commencement program. Your college will send you details on how to sign up for designated times in future communications. Keep an eye on your Ranger Mail!
College of Arts and the Humanities
9:45 am-1 pm | The Rita | Parking Lots B & C | Campus Map
College of Business, Economics, and Computing
11 am-3 pm | SAC, Fieldhouse | Parking Lots D & E | Campus Map
College of Natural and Health Sciences
11 am-2 pm | Student Center| Parking Lot A | Campus Map
College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies
1:30-4 pm | The Rita| Parking Lots B & C | Campus Map
A professional photographer will be available for each campus celebration, and you may also take pictures on campus. Proper social distancing required. Wear your graduate and Parkside regalia!
You are allowed to bring two guests. You and your guests will be asked to arrive at pre-determined times, masks are required, and proper social distance will be monitored to ensure safety.
Guests are welcome to park in any of the lots identified above. No permits are necessary, and you do not need to pay a meter to park during the events.
If you are sick
Do not attend the in-person events if you or your guests are in isolation or quarantined due to COVID-19 or if you have or recently had any symptoms of COVID-19.