Congratulations on the recent accomplishments of your graduate. We hope that you have a wonderful experience as you join us for UNCW’s graduation events.
Tickets are not required to attend Commencement ceremonies at UNCW. Seating will be available on a first come, first serve basis. The doors to Trask Coliseum will open one hour prior to beginning of the commencement ceremony.
Special seating arrangements on the lower level of Trask Coliseum will be provided for guests who are physically challenged. Due to limited seating, the entire family may not be able to sit on the lower lever. Families may be asked to sit in the bleachers on the lower level.
Guests with a state issued Handicapped Placard are encouraged to park in Lot K at Wagoner Drive. If you do not have a state issued Handicapped Placard, you may drop family members off in front of Trask Coliseum, prior to finding a parking space.
Sign Language Interpreter
A sign language interpreter will be available for individuals who are hearing impaired. Guests who need access to the sign language interpreter should go to the front of the bleachers on the lower level of Trask Coliseum.
Decorum & Behavior
The Commencement ceremony will be conducted with appropriate dignity and decorum. Do not bring air horns or loud noise makers to the ceremony.
Please be considerate of those around you, as Commencement is a meaningful occasion to all guests in attendance. All family members and guests are asked to remain seated during the entire ceremony.
The use of alcoholic beverages and participation in disruptive activities during the ceremony is prohibited and will be handled accordingly.