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Locations

Moscow

info@uidaho.edu
Phone: 208-885-6111
Toll-free: 88-88-UIDAHO
Fax: 208-885-9119
Student Union Building
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Boise

Phone: 208-334-2999
Fax: 208-364-4035
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702

boise@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu/boise

Coeur d'Alene

Phone: 208-667-2588
Toll-free: 888-208-2268
Fax: 208-664-1272
1031 N. Academic Way,
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

cdactr@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu/cda

Idaho Falls

Phone: 208-282-7900
Fax: 208-282-7929
1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 83402

ui-if@if.uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu/idahofalls

Group of students reading and walking in front of a building.

Spring Commencement 2015 Locations

Spring commencement ceremonies are held in Moscow and at UI centers. Learn more about ceremony guidelines.
  • Moscow — May 16, 2015
    Saturday, May 16, 2015
    9:30 am | Kibbie-ASUI Activity Center
    Lineup begins at 8:15 am



    Degree candidates will LINE UP (see linked map) dressed in full regalia at 8:15 am along University Avenue near the Administration Lawn.  College banners will be posted around the lawn area.  Bachelor's candidates line up with their college while candidates receiving graduate degrees line up as a group with the College of Graduate Studies.  Local bagpipe group, Border Highlanders Pipes and Drums, will lineup in front of the platform party, faculty, and candidates.

    Around 9:00 am, the bagpipes will begin and lead the PROCESSION down University Avenue to the Kibbie-ASUI Activity Center, where candidates and faculty will proceed to their seats.  For many graduates, this will be a memorable last walk through campus as they begin the next chapter of their lives.  With the historic Administration Building and lush lawn area close by, this is a perfect opportunity to photograph your special graduate.

    Faculty and graduates will process into the Kibbie Center where graduates will be seated by college.  After the procession concludes, the CEREMONY will begin promptly at 9:30 am. The ceremony will last approximately 2 1/2 hours.

    TICKETS are not required for the event.  General admission seating is first-come, first-served. Concessions will be open, no alcohol or outside food allowed.  Premium club seats, loges, and suites will be available for purchase through the ticket office starting in March.  Premium seating details will be emailed to students in February.

    PARKING may be reached by following Stadium Drive to the parking lot on the west end of the Kibbie Center.

    Disabled access information is available for degree candidates and guests with disabilities from University Support Services.  Questions not answered by the University Support Services information may request additional information.

    Live web captioning in English and Spanish will be available for connection form your mobile device.  Guests unable to visit Moscow may watch the ceremony live online.

    Immediately following the ceremony, colleges will host a CELEBRATION RECEPTION for graduates, guests, faculty, and staff.  Light refreshments and photo opportunities will be available.  Graduate-level candidates and their guests may attend the celebration event according to their field of study. 

     COLLEGE CELEBRATION LOCATION
     Agricultural & Life Sciences
    Ag Biotechnology Building
     Art & Architecture
    Prichard Art Gallery, 414 S Main St
     Business & Economics
    J.A. Albertson Building
     Education Physical Education Building Room 210
     Engineering Engineering-Physics Building Lawn
     Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
    Memorial Gymnasium
     Natural Resources
    College of Natural Resources Building
     Science Student Union Building Ballroom


  • Moscow—College of Law — May 16, 2015
    3:00 pm | Kibbie-ASUI Activity Center



    Law degree candidates will gather at 2:15pm on the steps of the Law School for a class picture in full regalia (caps, gowns, hoods). After the class picture is taken, college staff will hand out a name card to each graduate. 

    Law degree candidates and faculty will process to the Kibbie Center from the Law School, arriving by 3:00 pm. 

    TICKETS are not required for the event and it is open to the public. Guests may seat themselves in the Kibbie Center beginning at 2:30 pm. Seating is first-come, first-served. 

    PARKING may be reached by following Stadium Drive to the parking lot on the west end of the Kibbie Center and next to the Menard Law Building. 

    Degree candidates or guests with disabilities may request assistance.  Please make the request as early as possible because day of requests may not be able to be accomodated easily. 

    Live web captioning in English and Spanish will be available for connection on your mobile device at the ceremony; check back for more details the week prior to commencement.  Guest unable to visit Moscow may watch the ceremony live online.

    Immediately following the ceremony, the College of Law will host a CELEBRATION RECEPTION for law graduates, their guests, faculty, and staff on the floor of the Kibbie Center. Light refreshments and photo opportunities will be available.
  • Boise — May 6, 2015
    Wednesday, May 6, 2015
    7:30 pm | Boise Centre
    Lineup begins at 7:15 pm



    University of Idaho in Boise will hold its commencement ceremony on Wednesday, May 6, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. at the Boise Centre at 850 W Front Street in Downtown Boise. Degree candidates will be recognized individually and presented a diploma case as their name and degree are read. All degree candidates are asked to meet at the Boise Centre at 6:45 pm as well as to be gowned and ready for line-up by 7:15 pm.

    The University of Idaho Boise will host a reception immediately following the ceremony. Friends, family, and faculty are invited to join in congratulating the new graduates. Light refreshments will be served.

    Tickets are not required for this event.

    Students or guests with disability-related needs are invited to contact Stephanie Fox at the University of Idaho Boise: 208- 364-6137. Please contact her as early as possible to allow time to arrange needed services and access. Requests are very difficult to arrange on the day of commencement.
  • Coeur d'Alene — May 11, 2015
    Monday, May 11, 2015
    7:30 pm | Schuler Auditorium in Boswell Hall at North Idaho College
    Lineup begins at 6:45 pm



    University of Idaho in Coeur d'Alene will hold its commencement ceremony at 7:30 pm on Monday, May 11, 2015, at Schuler Auditorium in Boswell Hall on the North Idaho College Campus. Degree candidates will be recognized individually and presented a diploma case as their name and degree are read. All degree candidates are asked to meet at 6;45 pm to start line-up procedures.

    The President's Office will host a reception immediately following the ceremony. Friends, family, and faculty are invited to join in congratulating the new graduates. Dessert will be served.

    Tickets are not required for the event; however students are asked to RSVP by May 1, 2015 to 208-667-2588 with the number of guests they are bringing.

    Students or guests with disability-related needs are invited to contact Juli Anderson 208-667-2588 or email as early as possible to allow time to arrange needed services and access. Requests are very difficult to arrange on the day of commencement.
  • Idaho Falls — May 7, 2015
    Thursday, May 7, 2015
    7:30 pm | Willard Arts Center Colonial Theatre
    Lineup begins at 7:00 pm



    University of Idaho at University Place in Idaho Falls Commencement Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 7, 2015, at 7:30 pm at the Willard Arts Center Colonial Theatre. Degree candidates will be recognized individually and presented a diploma case as their name and degree are read. All degree candidates are asked to meet at 7:00 pm to start line-up procedures.

    The President's Office will host a reception immediately following the ceremony. Friends, family, and faculty are invited to join in congratulating the new graduates. Light refreshments will be served.

    Tickets are not required; however, seating is limited. Please RSVP your party's attendance by calling Don Patterson at 208-282-7900.

    Students or guests with disability-related needs are invited to contact Don Patterson at the Idaho Falls Center at 208-282-7900. Please contact him as early as possible to allow time to arrange needed services and access. Requests are very difficult to arrange on the day of commencement.

Graduation Eligibility

Students who want to participate in commencement must apply to graduate in VandalWeb and receive confirmation from their college dean's office that they are an eligible degree candidate.

Students who want to participate in commencement before completing their degree in a later semester must receive permission from their college dean's office to "walk through".  Students wishing to walk through should apply to graduate in VandalWeb for their completion semester and then select the ceremony in the Ceremony Reservation area of the graduation application in VandalWeb.  Students will receive an email notification of the college's decision on the walk through request.