Wisconsin's Public Liberal Arts College

Winter Commencement


University of Wisconsin-Superior

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

ph. 715-394-8234

Winter Commencement


Winter Commencement

Watch Live Stream of University of Wisconsin-Superior Commencement Ceremony


Winter Commencement: The University of Wisconsin-Superior holds Winter Commencement the Saturday before finals week in December each year at 2 p.m. Our next Winter Commencement ceremony is December 13, 2014.

Location: Marcovich Wellness Center, Fieldhouse, 1810 Catlin Avenue,on the UW-Superior campus. Directions to campus and the Marcovich Wellness Center.

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 the Wellness Center and on adjoining city streets. Parking areas fill quickly. Please observe posted parking regulations.


  • Open seating is available in the field house at the main floor level.Two graduating students await the ceremony.
  • Handicapped seating is also available. Please ask an usher for assistance.

Programs: Programs listing the names 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.

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 receive e-mail from the Registrar's Office containing information about participating in the ceremony. For more information regarding students walking in commencement, attire for candidates, etc, contact the Registrar's Office.

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