Your Graduation


Fall 2014 Commencement

Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at Thompson-Boling Arena

Spring 2015 Commencement

Wednesday-Saturday, May 6-9, 2015

Fall 2015 Commencement

Friday, December 11, 2015 at Thompson-Boling Arena

Track Your Degree Progress

The Banner DARS online system compares your completed undergraduate coursework with the requirements for your degree, creating a progress report. It also details your GPA and the classes you need to take.

Stay on Track in Your Major

uTrack is an academic monitoring system designed to help undergraduates stay on track to graduate in four years. It lays out a road map for your major and alerts you if you get off track.

Steps to Graduation

Deadlines for Graduation


Find out how to get your diploma and order additional copies

Caps, Gowns, and Invitations

How to make reservations and place your orders

Student Privacy and Graduation

How your privacy settings can affect your records and information releases after you graduate

Guest Information

If you’re coming to a graduation ceremony as a guest, we have information posted on:


Commencement Ceremony Photos

Contact Grad Images for photos taken at the ceremonies held at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Summer Graduates

UT holds commencement ceremonies in the fall and spring semesters only. If you plan to graduate in a summer term and would like to participate in a commencement ceremony, please review the information posted here to determine your eligibility to participate in the preceding spring ceremony or the following fall ceremony. Also check graduation deadlines.

Even if you don’t participate in a commencement ceremony, you must complete an application to graduate.

Official Transcript and Academic History

Official Transcript – Ways to request an official copy of your academic record, for yourself or a third party

Academic History – You can check your academic history on MyUTK under Academic Resources. It includes information that’s not on your official transcript, and it may help you with advising.

Confirmed Degrees

Each UT college lists the undergraduate, graduate, and professional students whose degrees were confirmed.