Winter Commencement

    Winter Commencement
    Friday, December 18, 2015 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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    Graduates must arrive by 2:45 p.m.

    The ceremony will be followed by a reception with light refreshments in the 3rd floor lobby. The ceremony and reception will last approximately 1.5 hours.

    Graduates may bring as many guests as they would like, but you must RSVP here by December 14th. If guests require special accommodations, graduates must contact Jennifer Garcia at or (520) 621-4111 to ensure your needs are met.

    Parking Information
    UA Parking and Transportation Services will provide complimentary parking at the Cherry Avenue Garage for the College of Optical Sciences Commencement Celebration on a space-available basis. You will need to indicate in your RSVP how many parking spaces your party will require so that we may request an appropriate amount of spaces/passes. Or the location of the Cherry Avenue Garage, please view the Campus parking Map (attached). The Cherry Avenue Garage is shown in red at E6.

    Parking in Zone 1 surface lots and metered parking will be free beginning at 5:00 p.m.

    University Commencement Information

    The University –wide commencement program is now a 1 time a year event. December graduates may participate in the University-Wide Commencement on Friday, May 13, 2016. For more information, please visit:


    Graduate Students: Mark Rodriguez at 626-0888 or

    Undergraduate Students: Melissa Sarmiento Ayala at 626-6737 or

    Event guests: Jennifer Garcia at 621-4111 or