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Juneau Commencement 

UAS Juneau will honor 2017-2018 graduates on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 2 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center.    

The Native and Rural Student Center will be hosting the Wooch.een Graduation Celebration on Date/Time TBA. Students can participate in both the Wooch.een Celebration and the UAS Juneau Commencement Ceremony. For more information on the Wooch.een Celebration, please contact Kolene James at 907-796-6454. Unable to attend commencement?  View the live webcast or UATV cable broadcast.

All family, friends and community members are welcome.

For Families coming into Juneau from out of town, please visit for travel planners, tips and suggestions on planning your visit.

There is limited parking available at the Student Recreation Center, there will be a shuttle driving from the main campus parking lot to the Student Recreation Center.

Please Note: participating in commencement does not guarantee graduation. Be sure to get your application for graduation in before the posted deadlines.

Diploma Information

Candidates for graduation will receive a scroll during the commencement ceremony. Diplomas will be printed after final grades are processed and we have certified that your requirements are complete (approximately 4 weeks after the end of the semester). Students residing in Juneau will receive an email when their diplomas are ready to be picked up from the Registrar's Office (Novatney Building - 2nd Floor). If someone else will be picking up your diploma please let us know via email ( Be advised that you, or the person authorized to pick up your diploma, will be asked to show a valid government issued or student ID. Students residing outside of Juneau will have their diplomas mailed to the address provided on their graduation application. 

Professional photos of graduates during commencement will be provided. A gift print complements of UAS Alumni and Friends Association will be sent to the most updated mailing address for each student along with ordering forms for more copies. For inquiries or to update your mailing address please contact the Alumni and Friends Association at 907-796-6569.

Juneau Commencement Timeline

March 1

Masters students must order cap, gown, tassel and hood.

Please contact the Bookstore for ordering after this date: 796-6492

April 1

All other students must order cap, gown, and tassel.

Please contact the Bookstore for ordering after this date: 796-6492

May 6

12 p.m. :  Doors open, students must check in at front counter at the Student Recreation Center

1 p.m. : Students must be checked in

1:30 p.m. : Line up for ceremony

2 p.m. :  Ceremony begins

Reception Following in the Mourant Lakeside Grill


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