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 receive a code with which you 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.
  • Students participating in the EECS Graduation Celebration must check-in at Gill Coliseum on Friday, June 15 between 2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Students who do not check in by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 15 will not be allowed to participate in the event.

  • Please contact us in advance should you need any special accommodations.


  • Tickets are not required and the ceremony takes place indoors.
  • Guest seating is given away on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors to the venue will open about 3:00 p.m.
  • Dress code is business casual.
  • The forecast is cooler with rain possible. Wear your rain coat and comfortable shoes.
  • Please contact us in advance should you need any special accommodations.
  • A short reception will follow the EECS Graduation Celebration outside Gill Coliseum. 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.