The University of Iowa

Celebration of Graduates

Sunday, May 15, 2022 - 3:00pm Kinnick Stadium
Graduation Herky with diploma.
When
Sunday, May 15, 2022 - 3:00pm
North End Zone, Level 2 - Ted Pacha Family Club
825 Stadium Dr
Iowa City, IA 52240
Details

This event celebrates the accomplishments of fall 2021, spring 2022, summer 2022 graduates and recent REACH Program Completion Students.

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Please join President Barbara Wilson and Provost Kevin Kregel for a reception to honor our graduates. Light refreshments will be served and Herky will be available for photos.

  • This event is not a commencement ceremony and will be in addition to in-person commencement ceremonies. 
  • Names and photos will be displayed on Kinnick Stadium's video board before and after the reception. 
Contact
UI Celebration
319-384-0004

Accessibility and Accomodations

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact UI Celebration team in advance by email ui-celebration2022@uiowa.edu or call 319-384-0004.

  • Accessible parking will be available in Lot 43 near Gate H

Eligibility and Registration

This reception celebrates the accomplishments of fall 2021, spring 2022, summer 2022 graduates and recent REACH Program Completion Students.

Eligible students will receive an email from Marching Order with instructions on how to register no later than April 6, 2022. The deadline to register is May 2, 2022.

No tickets will be issued for this event.

Parking

Complimentary event parking will be availabe in Lot 43, west of Kinnick Stadium

  • Accessible parking is available near Gate H for persons with state issued ADA placard or license plates.

Entering Kinnick Stadium

Guests attending the Celebration of Graduates should enter Kinnick Stadium at Gate H (Northwest corner).

Regular season game-day search procedures will be in place.

No tickets will be issued for this event.

Kinnick Health and Safety Policies

Allowed Items

The following items are allowed inside Kinnick Stadium:

  • Blankets and seat cushions (without back support)
  • Bottled water (sealed and non-flavored water) – Limit one (1)

Items allowed after proper inspection at any gate:

  • Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC that do not exceed 12" x 6" x 12"
  • Binocular cases
  • Breast pumps (for nursing mothers; bags subject to search and will be tagged at gate) 
  • Clutch bags and fanny packs that do not exceed 4.5" x 6.5" (with or without a handle or strap)
  • Diaper bag (items are subject to search and will be tagged at  gate)
  • Food items in a clear plastic bag (gallon sized or smaller)
  • Medically necessary items (items are subject to search and will be tagged at gate)
  • One-gallon clear plastic bag (Ziploc or similar)

Prohibited Items

The following items are not allowed inside Kinnick Stadium. Admission will be denied to anyone carrying the following items:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Backpacks, purses, handbags and cinch bags
  • Banners and signs
  • Coolers, kegs, camel backs, thermoses, canned or bottle beverages
  • Footballs
  • Large lens cameras (6" or more) or tripods
  • Noisemakers, horns, bugles or any disruptive devices
  • Personal chairbacks
  • Strollers
  • Tobacco of any kind (including e-cigarettes)
  • Umbrellas
  • Video cameras
  • Weapons of any kind

This event will occur rain or shine. It will be canceled and will not be rescheduled if lightning or severe weather is detected by the National Weather Service. Please note, umbrellas will not be allowed in Kinnick Stadium. 

No. Tailgating will not be allowed outside the stadium.