Wisconsin's Public Liberal Arts College

Spring Commencement


University of Wisconsin-Superior

Old Main 139
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880

ph. 715-394-8234


Spring Commencement

Link to Watch a Live Stream of UW-Superior Commencement

Spring Commencement 2015

The University of Wisconsin-Superior holds Spring Commencement the Saturday after finals week in May each year at 2 p.m. Our next Spring Commencement ceremony is May 16, 2015.

Location: Wessman Arena, 2701 Catlin Avenue, Superior, Wisconsin.

The Ceremony: Guests should arrive at least 45 minutes before the ceremony begins. Adjacent seating may not be available for guests who arrive later than 1:40 p.m. Commencement generally lasts two hours.

Parking: Parking is available in university lots surrounding Wessman Arena, the Superior Senior High School, and on adjoining city streets. Parking areas fill up quickly. Please observe posted parking regulations.


  • Seating is available in the arena
  • Handicapped seating is also available. Please ask an usher for assistance.


  • No tickets are needed for Spring 2015 Commencement

Programs: Programs listing the names and majors of graduates are available at the door.

Photographers: A commercial photographer will photograph all graduates as they 1) approach the stage, 2) receive their diploma, and 3) as they pause in front of a backdrop after leaving the stage. Instructions for purchasing these photos are emailed to each graduate by GradImages.

Family photography: An area on the main floor is set aside for family and friends to take photographs or video of graduates as they are presented their diplomas on stage. After you have taken your photos, please exit the photo area so others may use it. Guests are welcome to photograph graduates in front of the stage after Commencement.

Lodging and restaurants:

Student participation:  Students eligible to participate in Commencement received e-mail from the Registrar's Office in April containing information about participating in the ceremony.

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