Celebrate the class of 2021!

Celebration and graduate parade on campus

The in-person drive-in ceremony took place at approximately 11 a.m. Saturday, May 1, in the Patty Center parking area. This ticketed event was open only to graduates who signed up beforehand and those they brought with them in their car. This event was  immediately followed by a 2-mile graduate car parade around the campus at noon. The event was webstreamed.

Virtual ceremony

The full commencement ceremony was virtual this year and took place Saturday, May 1 at 4 p.m. 

Graduate slides are separated by school and college and then alphabetically this year. 


Additional ceremonies and celebrations

Grad week
April 19-23, 2021

Celebrate with fellow graduates by participating in daily social media challenges to be entered for prizes sponsored by the UAF Alumni Association
Grad Bash

7-8 p.m., April 24, 2021

Join us online or in-person at the Pub (invitation only) for a celebration of the UAF class of 2021!

Recognition of the 2020 and 2021 Honorary Degree Recipients and Meritorious Service Award winners
5 p.m., April 30, 2021 at Davis Concert Hall (private event)

Kuskokwim Campus Virtual Commencement
1:30 p.m., April 30, 2021

Bristol Bay Campus Virtual Commencement
May 8, 2021

Northwest Campus Hybrid (virtual and in-person) Commencement
May 13, 2021

Photos and video

The virtual commencement ceremony was livestreamed online via Facebook and Youtube at 4 p.m. AKT, Saturday, May 1, 2021.