Your Graduation


Take Survey
The university asks graduating students to complete a survey about your next steps when leaving UT, e.g., graduate school, full-time job, internship, still seeking, etc.

Undergraduate Schedules

Spring 2016 Commencement

Thursday-Saturday, May 12-14

See the Daily Schedule

Graduate Student Schedules

Spring 2016 Hooding

Thursday, May 12 at 7:00 p.m. at Thompson-Boling Arena

Hooding Ceremony and Registration

Caps, Gowns, Hoods, and Invitations
Find out how to make reservations and place your order to walk in the ceremony and invite your guests.

Get Diplomas
Find out how to get your diploma and order additional copies.

Guest Information

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

Commencement Ceremony Photos

Find your graduation photos at by using your last name and your graduation year to access your account. If you have questions or need assistance, call their customer service department at 800-261-2576.

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.

Student Records

Get Your Transcript or Academic History

Official Transcript – Ways to request a 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.

Privacy of Student Records
How UT governs the distribution of your student information and records according to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

How Privacy Status Affects Graduation
Learn how your privacy settings can affect your records and information releases after you graduate.

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