U of I Boise Commencement
Updated April 22, 2021
Congratulations! The University of Idaho is excited to honor your accomplishment this May, live and in-person.
An outdoor Boise ceremony will honor 2020 and 2021 graduates May 18. Mask and social distancing protocols will be in place.
U of I Boise Commencement Ceremony
May 18, 2021
7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Idaho Botanical Garden
2355 Old Penitentiary Road Boise, Idaho 83712
Guests can arrive at 6:45 p.m. Admission to the Gardens and parking are free.
Graduates, please arrive no later than 7:15 p.m. and ready (in your regalia) for the processional - follow the signs to line up.
Order your Regalia
The deadline for University of Idaho Boise students to order regalia has been extended to Wednesday, March 31.
After opening remarks and recognition of honors, students will approach the stage to receive their diploma cover. Students will not be able to shake hands with the deans or president, but will be able to have a socially distanced photograph.
Doctoral and masters candidates will need to arrive to the ceremony wearing their hoods. No hooding will take place during the ceremonies.
Faculty should remain seated and congratulate their students from afar as they are lined up to receive their diploma cover.
Please remember to wear masks and remain socially distant through the entire ceremony.
Updates/Information for Graduates
Graduates should watch university emails for any change or updates as the semester progresses. Any change will also be posted on the Commencement webpage. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we accommodate as many people as possible at the Spring 2021 ceremonies while adhering to COVID-19 safety protocol and regulations.