Spring Commencement 2017

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 3:30pm

Carmichael Arena

About the event

The UNC School of Media and Journalism will hold its Spring Commencement ceremony in Carmichael Arena at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

No tickets are required, and there is no limit for attendees. Graduates are welcome to invite as many family members and friends as they wish. The ceremony typically lasts 1.5 to 2 hours.

The University-wide commencement ceremony will be held in Kenan Stadium at 9 a.m. on Sunday, May 14, 2016. More information on the University ceremony is available at commencement.unc.edu.



Susan King, Dean


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Recognition of graduates

Charlie Tuggle, Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies

Heidi Hennink-Kaminski, Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Studies



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Graduates can order professional photographs taken by Photo Specialties during the ceremony. Photo Specialties will contact students when the photos are available.

Public parking

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Handicap accessible seating

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For students

It is extremely important that students assemble in alphabetical order no later than 2:45 p.m. on the concourse outside Carmichael Arena’s entrance “D” to line up for the procession.

For more information

If you require other accommodations, please contact Communications Director Kyle York at (919) 966-3323 or sky@unc.edu at least two weeks in advance so the appropriate arrangements can be made. (We will make our best faith effort to accommodate requests submitted after this timeframe.)