Photo of graduates in cap and gown

EECS Graduation Celebration
Friday, June 15, 2018
Ceremony starts at 3:30 p.m.
Gill Coliseum (map)

There is no charge for parking, but do not park in metered/reserved spaces or lots marked BR/CR.


  • The event is just for Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering graduates. This is a free event.
  • You can choose to participate in the university-wide commencement, the EECS graduation celebration, or both!
  • Students who have graduated or will be graduating in Summer 2017, Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Spring 2018, Summer 2018, or Fall 2018 are welcome to participate.
  • The College of Engineering is requiring students who participate in the graduation celebration to fill out an exit survey. After filling out the survey, you will be able to register for the EECS graduation celebration. Even if you are unable to participate in the EECS Graduation Celebration, please complete the survey.
  • Registration will open Spring Term.
  • This is a cap and gown ceremony. Graduation caps and gowns can be purchased from the Beaver Store (after April 20), or you can borrow one from a friend, get one on Amazon, etc. Be sure to order an orange tassel. Graduate students must also purchase a hood.
  • No diplomas are awarded.
  • Please contact us in advance should you need any special accommodations.
  • Students participating in the EECS Graduation Celebration must check-in at Gill Coliseum on Friday, June 15. Check-in opens @ 2:00 p.m.
  • Students who do not check in by 2:45 p.m. on Friday, June 15 will not be allowed to participate in the event.


  • Tickets are not required and the ceremony takes place indoors.
  • Dress code is business casual.
  • There is no assigned seating for guests. Wear comfortable shoes in case you have to wait in line.
  • Please contact us in advance should you need any special accommodations.
  • A short reception will follow the EECS Graduation Celebration. Please join our faculty and staff to celebrate your student!

International Guests:

  • The Office of the Registrar can provide a Commencement Visa Letter to international students participating in the Commencement ceremony, in order for those students and/or their family members to obtain visas from their country's US Embassy. The Commencement Visa Letter verifies the student's graduation status, ceremony date and attendance information, and a list of invited family members.