CPH Commencement Ceremony

The College of Public Health Undergraduate Class of 2023 poses on the stairwell at Hancher Auditorium.

Save the Date

6:30 p.m., Saturday, May 11, 2024
Hancher Auditorium

Graduation Checklist

Step 1

Spring Graduates need to fill out a degree application on MyUI by Feb. 23, 2024.

Step 2

Register to participate in commencement by Sunday, April 7, at 11:59 p.m.

  • You can RSVP on your MyUI account, under the Graduation/Degrees tile.
  • Visit the commencement website to view additional information on the graduation ceremonies.
  • Graduate students wishing to also participate in the Graduate College master’s or doctoral ceremonies should RSVP to participate on the same website.

Step 3

Purchase or rent regalia.

  • Apparel is required to participate in the College of Public Health commencement event.
  • The Herff Jones apparel order portal will open February 1st. You should order by March 5, 2024 for pick up at the Iowa Hawk Shop, or by April 11, 2024 for home delivery (extra delivery fee).
  • Visit the commencement website for more information.

College of Public Health Event

The College of Public Health Commencement will be at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at Hancher Auditorium. The doors will open one hour prior to the event for students and their guests to arrive. Students should arrive no later than 5:45 p.m., and guests by 6:15 p.m., to allow time to find a seat. The processional will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. 

Students: As you enter, you will be directed to the staging area. You may want to send personal items with your family members as we will not have a dressing room to keep the items. Staff will be on hand to help you line up alphabetically for the processional. Once lined up, you will be handed your name card to carry with you until you walk across the stage. 

Guests: Tickets are not required for Spring 2024, and students do not have a limit on number of guests. As you enter Hancher Auditorium, there will be ushers to direct you to the auditorium. You will have the opportunity to choose your own seats. We will not reserve seats.

Additional information for guests