The University of Iowa

College of Engineering Undergraduate Commencement

Sunday, December 17, 2023 - 12:00pm Hancher Auditorium
Engineering Student Speaker
Sunday, December 17, 2023 - 12:00pm
141 Park Road
Iowa City, IA 52242

Doors open one hour prior to the start of the ceremony. The ceremony will be livestreamed with captions enabled.

Dean Ann McKenna will deliver messages to students, and President Barbara Wilson will confer degrees. Graduate Sofie Stribos, from Brussels, will be the student speaker. Stribos will be graduating with a degree in civil and environmental engineering.

Jane Kirsch

Ceremony Information

  • Apparel sales are live and ordering information is available on the Apparel page
  • Required for all College of Engineering graduates
    • Bachelor gown
    • Mortarboard cap
    • Orange tassel

Graduating students should proceed to the name card table for their last name. Volunteers can assist with name card location. Hold onto your name card; your name card will be scanned and then handed to the name reader prior to crossing the stage.

If you arrive with a coat or purse, make arrangements to leave these items with a family member or friend. Backpacks are not allowed. You should not have anything in your hand other than your photo name card when the processional begins and throughout the ceremony. Cell phones should be silenced or turned off.

Tickets are not required for guests attending this ceremony, and there is no limit to how many guests can attend. 

Watch Live

The ceremony will be livestreamed at the scheduled time with captions enabled. 

If you cannot watch the livestream during the ceremony, the video will be uploaded to the University of Iowa's YouTube channel shortly after the conclusion of the ceremony.