College of Nursing Commencement Information for Family & Friends

College of Nursing 2020 Commencement Information

Saturday, May 16


University Baccalaureate Mass

  • 4:30 p.m. - UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, 400 W. Kilbourn Avenue
  • This is an optional event and all are welcome to attend. No tickets required.


College of Nursing Graduation Ceremony

  • 7:30 p.m. - Al McGuire Center (770 N. 12th Street)
  • Free parking is available in the Wells Street Parking Structure at 1240 W. Wells Street. Each level has multiple handicapped parking spots.
  • NO tickets required; seating for family and guests is first come, first serve.
  • Plentiful handicapped accessible seating is available on a first come, first seated basis. Seats may not be reserved in advance.
  • Schedule
    • 6:30 p.m. – Doors open.
    • 6:45 p.m. – Graduates report to the lower level gymnasium for line up.
    • 7:30 p.m. – Ceremony begins and should finish by 9:30 p.m.
  • Family and friends will not be permitted to go down to the floor or the lower gym for any reason as this area is restricted/reserved for student/faculty line up and staff.
  • Empire Photography will be taking photos at the ceremony; these will be available for online purchase.

Sunday, May 17


All University Commencement Ceremony


**Download a copy of the flyer here.