Commencement 2017Office of the Vice President & University Secretary
The University of Delaware’s 2017 Commencement May 27, 2017
University of Delaware’s 2017 Commencement will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2017, in Delaware Stadium (Address: 625 South College Avenue, Newark DE, Latitude: 39.66, Longitude: -75.75). We will post details surrounding Commencement weekend as the date approaches. If you have any questions please feel free to call our Commencement line at (302) 831-GRAD or send us an email at email@example.com.
Former Delaware Governor Jack Markell will be the speaker for UD Commencement 2017.
Commencement is a rain or shine event. In the case of inclement weather, the ceremony may be shortened. Please note: convocations remain as scheduled.
If you are not able to attend the commencement/convocations in person, some of the ceremonies are live streamed at respective convocation’s start time. Visit your convocation page or UDLive for a link to the live stream. Please note that the live stream may not be available now but will start at the time of the respective ceremony.
- Gates Open at 7:00 a.m
- Recommended arrival time for degree candidates and guests is 7:30 a.m
- Student procession begins at 8:20 a.m
- Ceremony starts at 9:00 a.m
All degree candidates should arrive no later than 7:30 a.m. and should proceed immediately to the procession line–up area next to the Delaware Field House and north of Delaware Stadium. Only degree candidates, in regalia, will be allowed in the line–up area; guests should proceed to Delaware Stadium. The procession into Delaware Stadium will begin promptly at 8:20 a.m.
The 168th Commencement Ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 27, 2017.
- Jack Markell is the Commencement 2017 speaker.
- Convocation Parking & Directions are now available.
See the convocation schedule for information about your ceremony.
Please check the commencement map for event locations (only Newark Campus).