Although students may graduate three times during the school year-fall, summer, and spring-UA Rich Mountain holds only one commencement ceremony annually.  The May commencement is an important tradition at UA Rich Mountain because it allows the college community an opportunity to celebrate with the graduates and their families and to recognize publicly those graduates who have achieved a goal that not all adults achieve-a college degree.  Therefore, participation in commencement is expected of all graduates.  Those who face circumstances that will not allow them to attend commencement should notify the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs.

Spring 2022 Graduation

May 5, 2022 6:00PM

Before Graduation Day

  • Check your student portal to verify your degree. 
  • Complete the required Graduation Survey
  • The link to the survey is
  • Pick-up cap & gown on April 25-26 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Advising Center Maddox 121.
  • If you have not completed the graduation survey when you pick up your cap & gown, you will need to complete a survey at that time.

Graduation Day

  • Graduates must arrive in cap & gown at least one hour prior to their ceremony
  • Check-in Advising Center Maddox Room 121; follow signs posted on campus
  • If you will be receiving more than one degree, attend the graduation ceremony of your highest-level award.

PARKING:  If you or a family member reserved parking due to a disability, Please contact Raul Toribio with Campus Security at

RAIN CANCELLATION:  We will watch the weather closely to determine any weather cancellation.  Because of social distancing requirements, we do not have the indoor space to change locations.  A decision will be made as early as possible concerning any cancellations.

Inclement Weather Schedule