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Graduation Reception and Ceremony


In accordance with the university and our commitment to mitigating the risk to public health regarding the COVID-19 situation, the Carver College of Medicine commencement ceremonies for May 2021 have moved to virtual ceremonies.  

For 2021, due to the continuing COVID-19 situation, in-person graduation and receptions have been cancelled.

There is currently tentative approval for a small hooding ceremony for MD graduates: The College of Medicine’s hooding ceremony will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, May 14, 2021 in the 1110 MERF auditorium, and is anticipated to last 30 minutes. This event is only open to graduating students, no guests.  A live stream will be provided for family and friends. 

Questions may be directed to Matthew Edwards, CCOM Registrar, 319-335-8046, matthew-c-edwards@uiowa.edu