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Winter 2023 Commencement Ceremony

Congratulations Winter 2023 graduates! University of Idaho is excited to honor your accomplishment at the Winter Commencement Ceremonies. The ceremonies will be held Saturday, Dec. 9, at the ICCU Arena in Moscow.

Graduates receiving a doctoral, educational specialist or master's degree will attend the respective ceremony for their college.

  • 9:30 a.m.
    • College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
    • College of Business and Economics
    • College of Engineering
    • College of Natural Resources
    • College of Science
  • 2 p.m.
    • College of Art and Architecture
    • College of Education Health and Human Sciences
    • College of Law
    • College of Letters Arts and Social Sciences

Questions? Graduates — If you have questions about your graduation status or the Winter Commencement Ceremony visit our Frequently Asked Questions or email


No tickets are required. U of I is excited to be able to celebrate this momentous occasion with our graduates and their guests. General seating is free and on a first-come, first-served basis.

ICCU Arena Entrance Policies

Doors will open approximately 1.5 hours prior to the ceremony, to allow additional time for guests to go through the necessary security checks. All entrants to the ICCU Arena must pass through a metal detector. All entrants must also adhere to the university’s clear bag policy.


*Order regalia online by Saturday, Oct. 28*

Live Stream

The Moscow ceremonies will be streamed live at

University Policies

Clear Bag Policy: University of Idaho has implemented a clear bag policy for all events in the ICCU Arena 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.

Metal Detectors: In an effort to continue University of Idaho’s long-standing commitment to provide a safe and secure environment for all patrons, graduates and faculty/staff, walk-through metal detectors have been implemented at entrances of the ICCU Arena.

Bag Checks: 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 winter 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 ICCU Arena, P1FCU 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 ICCU Arena.

Tobacco and Alcohol: 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