Participation in the Commencement Ceremony is optional. However, if you plan to attend the Ceremony, you must purchase a cap and gown in order to participate.
Candidates for graduate degrees (Bachelor, Masters, Education Specialists and Doctoral) must purchase a commencement hood. These may be purchased at the UT Bookstore. Please read the sheet supplied by the University Bookstore Graduation Supply Counter and/or read the commencement information on Graduate Student Deadline Dates for Graduation for specific dates. Contact the Bookstore for additional information. Call 865-946-BOOK or email.
Undergraduates are not required to pay a graduation fee in order to participate in the Commencement Ceremony.
Click here for more information and answers to frequently asked questions.
Click here for a Printable Checklist of Steps to Graduation.
Go back to STEPS TO GRADUATION INDEX
202 Student Services Building - Knoxville, TN 37996-0200
Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm - except holidays
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 | 865-974-1000
The flagship campus of the University of Tennessee System