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Department of Computer Science Commencement Ceremony

The Department of Computer Science holds a commencement ceremony each May in honor of December, May, and August graduates from the current academic year. These graduates, along with their guests, are invited to attend the ceremony in May. Graduates will be contacted via email and invited to participate in the event.

No tickets are required for this event. Graduates should feel free to invite as many guests as they would like.

Event Details

Computer Science Commencement Ceremony
Sunday, May 12, 2024
Dean E. Smith Center
2:00 p.m. ET

Venue Information

Dean E. Smith Center
300 Skipper Bowles Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

The Department of Computer Science will host a celebratory hooding ceremony in Sitterson/Brooks to honor all doctoral graduates from the past year.

  • Saturday, May 11, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM – Lunch Reception
  • Saturday, May 11, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Hooding Ceremony

Doctoral graduates will be invited via email.

University Commencement Ceremonies

University-wide ceremonies are held each semester (December and May) to honor graduates. The university also holds a doctoral hooding ceremony in May. Details on University Commencement ceremonies can be found here.

Parking Information

Please be aware that parking is extremely limited during the weekend of Commencement and even on the weekdays leading up. There will be road closures on campus, particularly on South Road between Country Club Road and Columbia Street. For a list of parking options, please see the university’s Commencement Parking page.

Commencement event officials do not supply disability parking permits. However, for those with disability plates or hang cards, there are typically park-and-ride options or drop-off points on campus. We will share more information about these options as it is made available to us.