University of Idaho - I Banner
A student works at a computer


U of I's web-based retention and advising tool provides an efficient way to guide and support students on their road to graduation. Login to VandalStar.

Spring 2022 Commencement

Updated April 11, 2022

Congratulations Spring 2022 graduates! The University of Idaho is excited to honor your accomplishment at the Spring Commencement Ceremonies. As the pandemic situation changes, please check this website regularly for any updates or changes.

The ceremonies will be held at:

  • Moscow - ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center. Saturday, May 14. Graduates receiving a doctoral, educational specialist or master’s degree will attend the respective ceremony for their college.
    • 9:30 a.m.
      • College of Art and Architecture
      • College of Education Health and Human Sciences
      • College of Law
      • College of Letters Arts and Social Sciences
    • 2 p.m.
      • College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
      • College of Business and Economics
      • College of Engineering
      • College of Natural Resources
      • College of Science
  • Boise – Tuesday, May 17, 7:30 p.m. Mountain time at the Boise Centre, 850 W. Front Street.
  • Idaho Falls – Wednesday, May 18, 7 p.m. Mountain time at the Idaho Falls Center

Kibbie Dome Entrance Policies

As the situation evolves, the need for face coverings will be evaluated closer to the ceremony. Students should frequently check their VandalMail and guests may view the commencement website for updates. Doors will open at 8 a.m. for the morning ceremony and 12:30 p.m. for the afternoon ceremony on Saturday May 14, to allow additional time for guests to go through the necessary security checks. All entrants to the dome must pass through a metal detector and adhere to the university’s clear bag policy.


Get graduation questions answered during the 2022 GradFair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 8 and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, in the ISUB Clearwater/Whitewater rooms.


Order regalia online by Wednesday, March 20.

Consider donating your regalia after commencement to the next generation of Vandal grads.

Live Stream

The Moscow ceremonies will be streamed live at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Pacific time Saturday, May 14, at

The Boise ceremony will be streamed live at 7:30 p.m. Mountain time Tuesday, May 17, at

The Idaho Falls ceremony will be streamed live at 7 p.m. Mountain time Wednesday, May 18, at

Center Ceremonies

Ceremonies are also being planned for Boise and Idaho Falls-based graduates as follows:

  • Boise: Tuesday, May 17, 7:30 p.m. Mountain time at the Boise Centre.
  • Idaho Falls: Wednesday, May 18, 7 p.m. Mountain time at Idaho Falls Center.


No tickets are required for any of the commencement ceremonies. The University of Idaho is excited to be able to celebrate this momentous occasion with our graduates and their guests. General seating is free and is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Premium, reserved seating is available for the Moscow ceremonies.

Premium, Reserved Seating

Premium seating will go on sale at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16. Prices for premium seating are $570 for a suite (seats 12) or $23 each for club seats. Reserve premium seating.

Updates/Information for Graduates

Graduates should watch your Vandal email for any change or updates as the semester progresses. Any change will also be posted at Thank you for your patience and understanding as we make adjustments to accommodate as many people as possible at the Spring 2022 ceremonies while adhering to COVID-19 safety protocol and regulations.

University Policies

Clear Bag Policy: Beginning Jan. 1, 2020, the University of Idaho has implemented a clear bag policy for all events in the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center and for events on the Moscow campus with 500+ attendance. This new policy is intended to improve and maintain public safety and event security and to improve bag check efficiency at events. Learn more about the Clear Bag Policy.

Bag Checks: The University of Idaho is committed to continual improvement of our events and the safety and comfort of our guests. In the interest of enhanced safety, we will be conducting bag checks at all the entrances for the Moscow spring commencement ceremony. NO BAGS will be permitted for graduating students.

Firearms and Weapons: Individuals, including concealed carry permit holders, may not bring a firearm into the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center, Memorial Gym or the Bruce M. Pitman Center. The university has posted signs that specify this restriction as set out in Idaho Code Section 18-3309 (2). [ed. 1-15]. Additionally, university policy prohibits weapons of any sort (to include knives) being brought into the Kibbie Dome.

Tobacco and Alcohol: The University of Idaho is a tobacco-free campus; the use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco is not permitted on university property. Alcoholic beverages can only be consumed in approved locations on university property as per Idaho State Board of Education policy.

Campus Locations

Physical Address:
Bruce M. Pitman Center
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Phone: 208-885-6111

Fax: 208-885-9119