Information for the Class of 2023


Students can order personalized announcements through Balfour.


The University of Connecticut School of Law will hold its commencement ceremony on the law school campus on Sunday, May 14, 2023. The procession will begin at 10:00 a.m. and the ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony will last approximately two hours.

You must wear your full academic attire for commencement (cap, tassel, gown, and hood).

Commencement Program

The University has switched to a fully electronic commencement program (book). A link to view and download the 2023 Commencement Program will be posted here when available.


Total Webcasting provides live streaming services for all of the University’s commencement ceremonies.

Please click here to watch the live stream of the 2023 ceremony you’d like to view.
(The 2023 ceremonies will be added to the top of this page as we get closer to the events.)

To view the archives of live streamed ceremonies between 2016-2022, please click on the link and select the desired ceremony.


GradImages is the official photographer for our Commencement ceremonies. Proofs will be sent to graduates via email within three to five days after graduation. Proofs will be sent to the e-mail address provided on the name reader cards distributed at the ceremonies. Pictures can be ordered online, by phone, or by mail. GradImages can be contacted at 800-261-2576 or via e-mail through their website.

Registering your graduate with GradImages provides them with the information they need to deliver your graduation proofs to you in a timely manner. Giving them an accurate mailing address and email address will allow them to get your proofs to you on the first try. You may also provide them with email addresses of up to six friends and family members to allow them to celebrate in the accomplishment.

Questions may be emailed to GradImages via their website.

Members of the audience using handheld cameras are asked to remain in their seats and keep the aisles clear.


Parking will be available in the school lots as well as neighboring lots (Attorney General's office, Hartford International University for Religion and Peace, CT Historical Society) and ample signage will be posted.


Rental regalia must be ordered by Friday, March 31, through the University's vendor. Regalia will be shipped directly to the Barnes & Noble bookstore at the downtown Hartford campus for pickup starting May 4. Order Your Regalia


Tickets are not required for the ceremony. Seating is not reserved and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Guest seating will open at 9:00 a.m. There are over 1,000 seats available and will be more than enough for everyone.


Featured Speaker

Deborah N. Archer, president of the American Civil Liberties Union and associate dean, co-director of clinical and advocacy programs, professor of clinical law, and co-faculty director of the Center on Race, Inequality and the Law at the New York University School of Law.

Student Speakers

Day Division: Seraphin Tala
LLM Division: Ching Yu Lin (Vicky)
Evening Division: Jim Motes

Contact Information


Reserve Your Cap and Gown

The vendor for regalia rentals is now accepting orders. The order deadline is Friday, March 31. Regalia will be shipped directly to the Barnes & Noble bookstore at the downtown Hartford campus for pickup starting May 4.

Order Your Regalia