Information for the Class of 2024

Announcements

Students can order personalized announcements through Balfour.

Ceremony

The University of Connecticut School of Law will hold its commencement ceremony on the law school campus on Sunday, May 12, 2024. 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, which will be made available online closer to the date of the ceremony.

Livestream

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

Please watch the live stream of the 2023 ceremony you’d like to view.
(The 2024 ceremonies will be added to the top of this page a few weeks after the ceremony.)

To view the archives of live streamed ceremonies between 2016-2023, please click on the link and select the desired ceremony.

Photography

Flash Photography is the official photographer for the University’s Commencement ceremonies. Proofs will be sent to the email address provided on the Name Reader cards distributed at the ceremonies shortly after graduation. Pictures can be ordered online or by phone. Flash Photography can be contacted via email or telephone.

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

Parking

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

Regalia

To purchase regalia, visit the Hartford Barnes and Noble website. The last day to order is Sunday, March 24, 2024. Questions should be directed to the Barnes and Noble bookstore at 860-263-2260 or sm8208@bncollege.com.

Seating

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.

Speakers

Featured Speaker

To be announced in February.

Student Speakers

Day Division: TBA
LLM Division: TBA
Evening Division: TBA

Contact Information

Updates

All About Hoods and Hooding

Follow these instructions to fold your hood over your arm:

Graduate folding hood

Here’s how the hooding process will work on stage: