Graduation & Commencement

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Photos by Iowa State University Photographer Christopher Gannon

Spring 2016 University Commencement Ceremonies

Graduate College

Thursday, May 5
7:30 p.m., Hilton Coliseum

Veterinary Medicine

Saturday, May 7
12:00 p.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium

Undergraduate Ceremony

Saturday, May 7
1:30 p.m., Hilton Coliseum

Congratulations Fall 2015 Graduates!

Fall 2015 Commencment Video


Fall 2015 Graduates


  • Diplomas were mailed on Jan. 8, 2016.
  • If you elected to pick up your diploma, you may do so now.


  • Photos at the university commencement ceremony were taken by Flash Photography and are posted on their website. Graduates should have received an email with instructions from the photographer on how to view and purchase photos. Questions regarding photos should be directed to Flash Photography (select the Contact Us tab) or phone 214-443-9393.