University of Nebraska-Lincoln Commencement Ceremony

Dec 20 - 21 , 2019

About The Event

The Graduate Commencement and Doctoral Hooding on Friday, December 20 at 3:00 p.m. and the Undergraduate Commencement on Saturday, December 21 at 9:00 a.m. will be held at Pinnacle Bank Arena regardless of weather conditions. Commencement will be streamed live on unl.edu.

All families are encouraged to stay for the entire ceremony as well out of respect for all graduates and their families.   

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend and may sit in any non-reserved Arena bowl seats. Tickets are not required for the ceremony. Handicap seating for commencement guests is available on the concourse level in Sections 106, 107, 110, 112, 114, 117 and 118.

Event Dates

More Information

  • Doors
    Doors open at 1:00 PM on December 20 and at 7:00AM on December 21. Select beverage-only concession stands will be open during both commencement ceremonies. No outside food and beverages are allowed.
  • Special Accommodations

    Family and friends are cordially invited to attend and may sit in any non-reserved Arena bowl seats. Tickets are not required for the ceremony. Handicap seating for commencement guests is available on the concourse level in Sections 106, 107, 110, 112, 114, 117 and 118.