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. The ceremonies will take place in the Dale F. Halton Arena located in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center.

Please view the live-stream for the May 2024 ceremonies.

May 2024 Commencement Program
Please complete this webform if you would like a printed copy of the program.

Friday, May 10, 10:00 a.m.
Belk College of Business
College of Health and Human Services

Friday, May 10, 3:00 p.m.
College of Arts + Architecture
College of Computing and Informatics
Cato College of Education
The William States Lee College of Engineering

Saturday, May 11, 10:00 a.m.
College of Humanities & Earth and Social Sciences
College of Science

Saturday, May 11, 3:00 p.m.
The Graduate School (Doctoral, Master’s and Certificate Programs)

Please be advised that only graduating students and commencement personnel are permitted in the commencement assembly and seating areas and may participate in the commencement procession and ceremony. If a personal assistant is required as a disability accommodation, please contact the Office of Disability Services.

Please review the clear bag policy. Backpacks, umbrellas and balloons are not permitted.

Graduating students, a UNC Charlotte student ID card or mobile ID is required to enter the graduate area. Please be ready with your ID so that the lines move quickly. If you do not have a valid UNC Charlotte ID card, please follow the instructions on how to download a mobile ID.

Contact Information


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