At a Glance

Fall Commencement

Date: Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021

Times: Master's/Doctoral, 10:30 a.m.; Undergraduate, 2:30 p.m.

Location: Lincoln Theater, UHart campus

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May Commencement

Date: Sunday, May 15, 2022 (time to be announced)

Location: XL Center, downtown Hartford

We look forward to honoring September degree recipients and January degree candidates at Fall Commencement on Sunday, Dec. 5.

Pick up your cap and gown at the Campus Store (bookstore) on Monday, Nov. 29, and Tuesday, Nov. 30, between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. You may also pick up regalia before your ceremony on Dec. 5. The Campus Store will be open on Commencement Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Graduates, please report to Konover Campus Center for robing a minimum of one hour prior to your ceremony start time.

Guest tickets will be emailed to graduates (at the email address entered on the RSVP form) the week of Nov. 29. Tickets should be printed by guests and presented at the door on Dec. 5 along with proof of vaccination or a negative test taken within 72 hours.

Information for Graduates

Upcoming Ceremonies: Dec. 2021

Our Fall Commencement ceremonies are scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 5.

Commencement Details
Preparing for Graduation

Before you can walk across the stage, you need to make sure you've completed all the necessary steps for graduation.

See Next Steps

Unique Scholarship Opportunity

Forward Scholarship for Recent Graduates

The University of Hartford launched a new scholarship program to help recent UHart graduates navigate the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Forward Scholarship will provide a scholarship for up to half tuition to all qualifying members of the UHart Class of 2020, and extended to graduates for September 2021, who wish to pursue certain graduate degree programs at the University. Learn more at Forward Scholarship.

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