Graduation Reception and Ceremony


The 2025 MD commencement ceremony will be at 6:30 pm on Friday, May 16th in Hancher Auditorium.  Doors will open 1 hour prior.  Graduates must arrive no later than 6:00 pm. A live stream will be available.  Visit the ceremony site for details and to view the event afterwards as well.  There is no reserved seating. For specific seating accommodation requests, please contact Annette Griffin.

The Carver College of Medicine’s graduation reception will be held from 2:00-4:00 pm on Friday, May 16, 2025, at the Medical Education and Research Facility. Family and friends are invited. Beverages and hors d'oeuvres will be served. 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.

To engage on social media, please use #IowaMD2025 to connect and celebrate together.

Questions may be directed to Matthew Edwards, CCOM Registrar, 319-335-8046,