Spring 2013 Commencement Event Schedule


For graduates, family, and friends coming from out of town, please click here for information on lodging in and around Tuscaloosa.


For a map of available parking around Coleman Coliseum, please visit our maps page: Commencement Maps.


Friday, April 26, 2013

  11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.  

Senior Salute Luncheon for C&BA graduates

The Quad

Friday, May 3, 2013

  2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  

Reception for Graduates in the School of Social Work

        ♦Questions, please contact, 205-348-5384

Little Hall - Student Lounge
  3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  

Commencement Reception for Spring Graduates

President's Mansion
  3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  

Reception for Graduates in the College of Arts & Sciences

        ♦Questions, please contact, 205-348-8506

Smith Hall
  6:00 p.m.  

Graduation Ceremony*

College of Commerce & Business Administration

College of Engineering

Coleman Coliseum

Saturday, May 4, 2013

  9:00 a.m.  

Graduation Ceremony*

Capstone College of Nursing

College of Communication & Information Sciences

College of Education

College of Human Environmental Sciences

Coleman Coliseum
  Immediately following the morning ceremony  

Reception for Graduates in the College of Human Environmental Sciences

        ♦Questions, please contact, 205-348-6150

Hotel Capstone


 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


 Reception for Graduates in the College of Communication and Information Sciences

              Questions, please contact 205-348-4786

Reese Phifer Rotunda


1:30 p.m.




Graduation Ceremony*

College of Arts & Sciences

School of Social Work

Coleman Coliseum


 5:00 p.m.


 Law School Ceremony

Coleman Coliseum

*Each of the three commencement ceremonies will include both graduate and undergraduate students. Graduate students will participate according to the academic division that houses their particular major. Candidate processional begins at 5:40 p.m. for the Friday evening ceremony. On Saturday, the processionals begin at 8:40 a.m. and 1:10 p.m., respectively. Family and guests should be seated at this time.

  The Spring Commencement ceremonies will be available for viewing through Live feed, http://www.ua.edu/commencement.  The site will be updated for each ceremony. The Live feed "webcast" will not be available until the start of the ceremony.