Fall 2023

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Fall commencement will be held Saturday, December 16th and will consist of two ceremonies honoring all undergraduate, graduate and law students who graduated the previous summer or who will graduate in the fall.

Visit the Registrar's site for ceremony details.

Our Graduates

View all Fall 2023 Graduates (Available December 11, 2023)

*This list includes students who have applied to graduate in Fall 2023 and students from another term who are participating in the Fall 2023 commencement ceremonies. Actual degree conferral is subject to the completion of all degree requirements.

Students register their commencement attendance when they apply for graduation.

Fall Commencement is for:

  • Students who graduated in the previous summer term.
  • Students who are enrolled in, or will be enrolled in, the classes need to graduate in the fall term.

Students will receive information about registering their commencement attendance after they apply to graduate.

Students who have a change in participation plans may contact the Office of the Registrar at 479-575-5451 or registra@uark.edu.

Saturday, December 16, 2023

Ceremony #1 (8:30 a.m.)

  • Dale Bumpers College of Agriculture, Food and Life Sciences
  • Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Engineering
  • School of Law
  • Interdisciplinary Graduate Students 

Bud Walton Arena
Guests enter through south or west entrances

Ceremony #2 (12:30 p.m.)

  • Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design
  • College of Education and Health Professions
  • Sam M. Walton College of Business

Bud Walton Arena
Guests enter through south or west entrances

Graduation applicants may order their regalia, up until commencement, online through this link or in person at the University Bookstore. If you have any questions or concerns about this process, please reach out to the University Bookstore at CNesbitt@bncollege.com.

All degree candidates are to arrive dressed in their regalia.

Graduates will be added to our Graduate Recognition website the week of commencement.

Guests will not need tickets to attend.

No balloons, wrapped packages, glass vases, or strollers are allowed in Bud Walton Arena or Barnhill Arena. Compact umbrellas will be allowed. View the complete list of prohibited items (PDF) inside the University of Arkansas athletic facilities.

At the conclusion of the ceremony, students and families are encouraged to disperse from the arena area as quickly as possible to avoid crowding.

Light concession will be available with debit/credit (no cash).  Outside food and drink is not permitted. 

Free parking is available in any unrestricted parking lot on campus. Download a map of all parking areas (PDF).

The Fall Commencement program lists degree candidates for the current fall term and previous summer graduates that have applied to attend the fall commencement. Students applying for fall graduation or fall commencement must meet the October 1st deadline to be included in the fall program.

Programs are compiled the week following the published deadline.

Printed commencement programs will not be distributed to guests, but an online version (PDF) is available here.