More information to come over the next few months. Stay tuned!
Date: Sunday, July 9, 2023
Time: 2 pm ET
Petitions for the 2023 commencement ceremony in Cincinnati have been emailed to potential commencement participants. If you believe you should have received a petition and you have not, please contact Chris.McNay@myunion.edu.
Redondo beach, CA
Date: Sunday, January 7, 2024
Time: 2 pm PST
Petitions to participate in the 2023 commencement ceremony in Los Angeles will be emailed to all eligible students the week of September 4, 2023.
The student information session for the commencement will be held Saturday, August 26, 2023, @ 11:00 am ET via Zoom. Eligible students will receive an invitation the week of the session.
Some helpful tips to help you prepare for your journey to commencement. Eligible students will start receiving detailed information emails in March.
- After meeting all requirements for participation, choose a commencement location
- Check your UIU/personal email(s) daily
- Update and return forms in a timely manner as requested
- Start saving money now for cap and gowns, and Ph.D. (custom or rental) regalia
- Attend Zoom information sessions as scheduled
- Communicate directly with your Student Success Coach, Advisor, Registrar, and/or Business Office when dealing with grades, financials, or receipt of actual degrees via mail.
Keeper Gown Purchase bachelors
Keeper Gown Purchase masters
Custom Regalia Doctoral
Custom Regalia Masters
Graduation vs Commencement
Graduation - occurs when you complete all degree requirements and meet all financial obligations to the university. Only then do you receive your diploma and graduation noted transcripts.
Commencement - often referred to as "graduation", the Commencement ceremony is an event celebrating your academic achievements.