Newly graduated student patting the wildcat statue's nose.
Congratulations, Wildcats!

UNH students preparing to graduate and attend commencement: This year’s graduation ceremony is all about you! This is your moment to celebrate and enjoy the recognition you deserve. Congratulations!

Graduating Students will automatically receive Commencement email communications to their UNH email address.
Family and friends can register to receive email updates
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Schedule of Events

All UNH Durham and College of Professional Studies ceremonies will take place in the Whittemore Center.

Livestream will start 20 minutes before each ceremony.

Friday, May 17, 2024
Graduate School
Friday, May 17, 2024
College of Professional Studies
(Online & UNH Manchester)

Held in Durham, NH

Saturday, May 18, 2024
College of Liberal Arts
Saturday, May 18, 2024
College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Saturday, May 18, 2024
UNH Franklin Pierce
School of Law
White Park, Concord, NH
Sunday, May 19, 2024
Peter T. PAul College of
Business and Economics
Sunday, May 19, 2024
College of Health and Human Services
Sunday, May 19, 2024
College of Life Sciences and Agriculture

Highlights from last year's Commencement

  • Alyson McGregor '95

    Alyson McGregor '95, CHHS Commencement Speaker

  • Tim Collins '85

    Tim Collins '85, PAUL Commencement Speaker

  • Ruth Varner

    Ruth Varner, Graduate School Commencement Speaker

  • Jackie MacMullan Boyle '82

    Jackie MacMullan Boyle '82, COLA Commencement Speaker

  • Elle Purrier St. Pierre '18

    Elle Purrier St. Pierre '18, COLSA Commencement Speaker

  • Denise Saltojanes '95

    Denise Saltojanes '95, CEPS Commencement Speaker

Keynote Speaker

Read more about the 2023 Commencement Speakers. The speakers for 2024 will be announced in early Spring 2024.

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The empty football stadium, prepared for commencement

Commencement Awards

Commencement is an important part of university life where we celebrate the culmination of hard work and achievement.
Commencement awards recognize individuals whose achievements have made significant contributions to the citizens of the State of New Hampshire or society as a whole.

Nominations are due by September 30.

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