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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 have been moved to virtual ceremonies.

The College of Medicine’s graduation reception will be held from 2:00-4:00 pm on Friday, May 15, 2020, at the Medical Education and Research Facility. Family and friends are invited. Students are encouraged to give their family and friends a tour of the building. The class composite picture will be on display and the Match Day slides will be running on the monitors in the atrium.

The College of Medicine’s graduation ceremony will be held at 6:30 pm on Friday, May 15, 2020 at Hancher Auditorium. The doors open at 5:30 pm. Graduates must arrive no later than 6:00 pm. Due to limited seating, students will receive an allotment of tickets for their guests. There is no reserved seating. For specific seating accommodation requests, please contact Annette Griffin.

In addition to the Doctor of Medicine degrees the Masters in Medical Education degree will also be awarded.

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