Commencement is May 13, 2023
Commencement is Dec. 15, 2023

The University of Louisville’s December 2023 commencement ceremony for August and December degree candidates will take place at 7 p.m. Dec. 15 at the downtown KFC Yum! Center. Of the approximately 2,300 students earning degrees, more than 900 have indicated they will take part in the ceremony.

UofL President Kim Schatzel will preside at the event, and School of Nursing outstanding student Ellen Tinker will be the student speaker.

The ceremony will be broadcast live at

In addition, the UofL Graduate School will host a doctoral hooding and graduation ceremony at 2 p.m. on the same day. More than 60 graduates are expected at the ceremony, which will be on Belknap Campus in the Swain Student Activities Center Ballroom, second floor. Schatzel will preside.

UofL’s U.S. Army ROTC cadre, Cardinal Battalion, will hold a commissioning ceremony at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, in Ekstrom Library’s Chao Auditorium. Five cadets will be commissioned as second lieutenants at that time.

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