Other Ceremonies & Events

Upcoming Ceremony and Event Dates

Annual Fall Awards Ceremony:

Each October, the Fall Awards Ceremony honors faculty and staff who have made, or continue to make, valuable contributions to our university.

Please contact the following for further nomination information for Fall Awards:
Faculty Awards: Faculty Awards and Recognition Committee

Academic Staff Awards: Academic Staff Awards Committee

Classified Staff Awards: Shannon Bradbury  (414) 229-6480 or sb8@uwm.edu

Ernest Spaights Plaza Awards: Honorary Degrees Committee

Graduate School Research Awards: Ana R. Gonzalez  (414) 229-5218 or anagamez@uwm.edu

Joanne Lazirko Award for Innovative Use of Learning Technologies:
Tanya Joosten (414) 229-4319 or tjoosten@uwm.edu

Commencement Honors Convocation for Undergraduates:

Commencement Honors is held each December and May usually the Monday before Commencement. Undergraduate students with a cumulative GPA of 3.500 or above, based on a minimum of 40 graded UWM credits earned prior to the final semester will receive all-university commencement honors and be awarded the traditional gold cord at the commencement honors convocation.

Please note, Winterim and Summer are not considered a semester for purposes of commencement honors. For example, If you are graduating in the Spring, your final semester would be your Fall semester regardless if Winterim courses were taken.

Additional Honors/Commencement related activities:

Graduating with an honors degree from the Honors College-Honors College Information

Please contact your dean's office to inquire about other honors/commencement-related activities that might be planned by your specific school or college.

School of Architecture & Urban Planning: (414) 229-4016 or sarupead@uwm.edu
Peck School of the Arts: (414) 229-4706 or mamccoy@uwm.edu
Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business:
(414) 229-6256 or jdaily@uwm.edu
School of Education: (414) 229-4181 or mima@uwm.edu
College of Engineering & Applied Science: (414) 229-4126or sarahma4@uwm.edu
College of Health Sciences: (414) 229-4037 or kmiyoshi@uwm.edu
College of Letters & Science: (414) 229-5895 or jackiebm@uwm.edu
School of Information Studies: (414) 229-4709 or evy@uwm.edu
College of Nursing: (414) 229-4189 or kidwell@uwm.edu
Helen Bader School of Social Welfare: (414)229-4400 or carolkoz@uwm.edu
Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health: (414) 227-3128 or willing6@uwm.edu
School of Freshwater Sciences: (414) 382-1724 or ottman@uwm.edu