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Winter 2022 Commencement Ceremony

Congratulations Winter 2021 graduates! The University of Idaho is excited to honor your accomplishment at the Winter Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony will be held at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 11, at the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center in Moscow. Specific details related to the ceremony will be shared once they are finalized.

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. 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 on a first-come, first-served basis.

Premium Seating

Premium seating will go on sale Monday, Nov 1. Prices for premium seating are $550 for a suite (seats 12) or $20 each for club seats.

Kibbie Dome Entrance Policies

Doors will open at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, to allow additional time for guests to go through the necessary security checks. Face coverings are required for all guests, graduates, faculty and staff. All entrants to the ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center must pass through a metal detector. All entrants must also adhere to the university’s clear bag policy.


The deadline for ordering Bachelors and Masters regalia is Oct. 31. More information can be found online.

For additional questions regarding regalia, email

Consider donating your regalia after commencement to the next generation of Vandal grads. More information on the Cap and Gown Hand-Me-Down program coming soon.

Live Stream

The Moscow ceremonies will be streamed live at

University Policies

Clear Bag Policy: 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.

Metal Detectors: In an effort to continue the 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 ASUI-Kibbie Activity Center.

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 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 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