Carver College of Medicine graduates anticipate commencement celebration


Carver College of Medicine graduates, families, and friends are invited to celebrate commencement ceremonies May 12-13, 2017. The first round of graduates on Friday, May 12, includes our MD, MSTP, and MME students, followed by PhD, DPT, and MPAS graduates. Our BS students graduate on Saturday, May 13. A full list of events is below.

The University of Iowa Rainbow Graduation Ceremony will be held at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, in the Senate Chamber of the Old Capitol Museum. This annual event honors and celebrates the achievements of LGBTQ students and their allies and will feature UI faculty, staff, students, and community members. It will be followed by a reception to honor both undergraduate and graduate/professional students who have graduated or will be graduating this academic year. Guests can RSVP at

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For a full recap on graduation weekend, check out IowaNow's article which includes some highlight photos of the 2017 graduating class.

Friday, May 12


6:30 p.m. in Hancher Auditorium

A pre-ceremony reception is scheduled from 2-4:00 p.m. in MERF Atrium with heavy hors d’oeuvres being served. Students are encouraged to show family and friends around the building.

PhD, DPT, and MPAS

7:30 p.m. in Carver-Hawkeye Arena

Saturday, May 13

BS – Clinical Lab Science/Nuclear Medicine Tech/Radiation Sciences

6:30 p.m. in Hancher Auditorium

Monday, May 8, 2017