The 2016 Spring Undergraduate Commencement exercises will be held on Friday, May 13, 2016 at 7 p.m. in Sanford Stadium. The Graduate ceremony will be held earlier that day at 10 a.m. in Stegeman Coliseum. Doors for both ceremonies open an hour and a half prior to the events. The ceremonies will be broadcast live on Channel 15 of the University Cable System and Channel 181 of the Charter Cable System. It also will be streamed live here. Tickets are not needed for either ceremony.
Ryan Seacrest will deliver UGA's Undergraduate Commencement address on Friday, May 13, 2016 at 7 p.m. in Sanford Stadium. Seacrest is a radio host, television host, and producer. He hosts the successful talent competition TV show American Idol, the syndicated countdown program American Top 40, as well as On Air with Ryan Seacrest, a morning radio show on KIIS-FM in Los Angeles. The speaker for the Graduate Commencement will be Maurice C. Daniels, dean of the University of Georgia School of Social Work.