The University of Iowa

Off-Cycle Commencement Participation

Off-cycle commencement participation occurs when a student wishes to participate in commencement during a session before all degree requirements are met, or after their degree has been conferred. To be eligible to RSVP for fall 2021 commencement, one of the following criteria must be met:

  • A degree application is on file going forward one session (spring 21 to participate in fall 20 commencement) OR
  • A conferred degree within the past calendar year