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2023 Global Studies Commencement Ceremony for:

  • Global Studies undergraduate majors graduating in May 2023 or August 2023.
  • Global Studies Master’s Students graduating in December 2022 or May 2023 or August 2023.

Mark Your Calendars!

Attire: Business Casual (We know most of you will be wearing your gowns, but we ask that you wear business casual under your gown if possible and encourage guests to wear business casual as well)

Graduating students are asked to be at Great Hall Lobby no later than 3:30PM

*When graduating students arrive, please go to the Registration Table at the Great Hall Lobby to pick up your name cards. Then, proceed to line up in a single line in the Great Hall Lobby, in alphabetical order.   Global Studies staff will assist you to line up and to process into the auditorium


Tickets: Tickets are required for admission for graduating students and their guests. Electronic tickets are available to all graduating through the link below:

The “offer code” required to reserve tickets is each graduating student’s PID and should be entered into the “offer code” field on the ticketing page. Each PID can redeem up to 5 tickets to ensure everyone has equal access to seats.

If additional tickets are available, we will work with the Carolina Union to release those tickets on a first come first served basis a few weeks before the May 14th commencement.

Seating and Parking for the University Commencement (9:00AM, May 14th, Kenan Stadium):

  • Graduates or guests who require accessibility parking and/or seating accommodations for the University Spring Commencement should refer to the Accessibility Services portion of the Spring commencement webpage.
  • UNC’s commencement parking information page is here with information about lots and shuttles.
  • Global Studies will not be able to provide parking for students or guests for the University Commencement