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Commencement

MCW Commencement Graduates Statistics MCW-Milwaukee

Commencement Details

The ceremony will be live streamed for all to access on MCW's YouTube page. We look forward to celebrating with you.

School of Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy

In-person Commencement (registered graduating students and required MCW administration only)

  • Date: Friday, May 21
  • Time: 9:30 a.m.
  • Location: Bolger Auditorium, Health Research Center (HRC)

Virtual Hooding (registered graduating students not attending the in-person Commencement ceremony)

  • Date: Thursday, May 20, 4:30 p.m.
Watch the ceremony on YouTube on May 21
Graduate School

Graduate School

In-person Commencement (registered graduating students and required MCW administration only)

  • Date: Friday, May 21
  • Time: 11 a.m.
  • Location: Alumni Center, Medical Education Building (MEB)

Virtual Hooding (registered graduating students not attending the in-person Commencement ceremony)

  • Date: Wednesday, May 19, 5:30 p.m.
Watch the ceremony on YouTube on May 21
School of Medicine

School of Medicine

In-person Commencement (registered graduating students and required MCW administration only)

  • Date: Friday, May 21
  • Time: 1:30 p.m.
  • Locations:
    • Bolger Auditorium, Health Research Center (HRC)
    • Alumni Center, Medical Education Building (MEB)
    • Kerrigan Auditorium, Medical Education Building (MEB)

Virtual Hooding (registered graduating students not attending the in-person Commencement ceremony)

  • Dates: Monday, May 17 - Thursday, May 20
Watch the ceremony on YouTube on May 21
URM Celebration of Diverse Excellence

URM Celebration of Diverse Excellence

Recognition event of MCW Graduates who are Underrepresented in Health Sciences (in-person event for registered graduating students and MCW administration only)

  • Date: Wednesday, May 19
  • Time: 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Watch the ceremony live on May 19

In alignment with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), we are pleased to share that MCW will offer hybrid graduation ceremonies, both virtual and in-person, for each Milwaukee campus School.

To ensure safety for in-person events, we are limiting School Commencement Ceremonies to 50 people or fewer for graduating students and required members of MCW administration only. Friends and family will be able to celebrate virtually. Please be aware that MCW will adhere to the following guidelines to ensure the health and safety of all in attendance:

  • Masks must be worn, and social distance must be maintained at all times.
  • Those in attendance must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by May 7, 2021.
  • No friends or family will be permitted on campus for any reason.
  • Students must arrive fully robed in regalia, which must be returned at the end of the Ceremony when they will receive their diplomas.
  • Students must currently be living in Wisconsin.
  • Rooms where ceremonies occur will be organized in alphabetical order by last name, in groups of 50 people or fewer.
  • No handshakes will take place as students cross the stage, but hooding will be permitted.