MAY 2023 Commencement Ceremonies

Commencement is one of our most cherished traditions, one that marks a major milestone for you, your family and the faculty and staff who have supported your journey at Charlotte. We are excited to announce the dates and times for our May 2023 commencement ceremonies. The May commencement ceremonies will be held in the Dale F. Halton Arena located in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center. Be aware that the arena has a clear bag policy. Umbrellas and balloons are not permitted.

Friday, May 12 | 10 a.m. Undergraduate Ceremony
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Friday, May 12 | 3 p.m. Graduate School Ceremony
Doctoral, Master's, Graduate Certificates for All Programs

Saturday, May 13 | 10 a.m. Undergraduate Ceremony
Cato College of Education
The William States Lee College of Engineering
College of Health & Human Services

Saturday, May 13 | 3 p.m. Undergraduate Ceremony
College of Arts + Architecture
Belk College of Business
College of Computing & Informatics

Mandatory RSVP for Graduates through MarchingOrder

  • UNC Charlotte will utilize the technology "MarchingOrder."
  • All graduating students will receive detailed instructions on Thursday, April 6, on how to RSVP. It is mandatory for you to RSVP. The deadline is Sunday, April 16, at 11:59 p.m.
  • If you need ADA accommodations, please make your request through MarchingOrder. If you have any questions on ADA accommodations, please contact the Office of Disability Services.
  • Graduating students must have a valid 49er ID card or a government-issued photo ID and their UNC Charlotte ID number to participate in commencement.

Contact Information


The Center for Graduate Life and Learning:
Graduate programs (doctoral, master's, graduate certificates)
The Graduate School