Spring 2017 Commencement Times

The Spring 2017 Commencement will be Saturday, May 13 2017, at the UALR Jack Stephens Center. The event will also be streamed on the internet.


The Jack Stephens Center will open for guests at 8 a.m. for the morning ceremony and 1:30 p.m. for the afternoon ceremony. Early arrival is recommended for guests.  More info for our guests.

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There are two ceremonies so please take note of which ceremony you will need to attend. All graduates need to be at the Jack Stephens Center at least one hour before their respective ceremony begins. More info for our grads.

Each ceremony will last approximately one and one half hours.

Ceremony Info

9:30 a.m. Ceremony

  • College of Education & Health Professions
  • College of Engineering & Information Technology

3 p.m. Ceremony

  • College of Business
  • College of Social Sciences & Communication
  • College of Arts, Letters & Sciences

For more information about commencement, contact the Office of Records and Registration.

William H. Bowen School of Law Commencement

The law school commencement ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017, at the Jack Stephens Center.

Reminder: UALR is a smoke free campus.

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