More than 1,500 Warhawks received degrees as graduates marched across the stages at Kachel Fieldhouse and Young Auditorium for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 2021 Spring Commencement.

After the processional, welcome, and featured speakers, for ease of viewing, you can use the following links to jump to specific colleges for the conferral of degrees: 

Concluding remarks and alma mater

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Warhawks Rising social media campaign

Engage with graduating students on Facebook, where they share a photo and highlights from their college experience and offer a shoutout to a faculty or staff member who made a difference in their lives. Watch your email for the form to participate. All information is due by noon CST, Friday, April 30. Late submissions won't be posted in time for commencement.

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Congratulations, class of 2021! GO WARHAWKS!

Make sure you have filled out your graduation application, which can be accessed in your Student Center in WINS. Please see the WINS How-To page Graduation - Apply.

If you have questions about your graduation status, contact the Registrar’s Office or your specific college immediately:

Arts and Communication – 262-472-1221
Business and Economics – Advising and Career Services Office, 262-472-4900
Education and Professional Studies – Jillian Smith, 262-472-1059
Integrated Studies – 608-898-6541
Letters and Sciences – Deb Connelly, 262-472-1620
Associate of Arts Degree – Registrar's Office, 262-472-1570 

Graduation regalia for both Undergraduates and Masters students are available for purchase from the University Bookstore. You can purchase cap, gown, tassel, and diploma frames either in-store or through our website.

Online orders can be shipped to you, or they can be picked up at the Bookstore in our contact-free bins during our business hours.

Any questions can be sent to or you may contact the store at 262-472-1280.

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