UConn Law Class of 2015

Commencement is a time to celebrate our graduates and wish them well as they transition to the legal profession. We also recognize the support provided by family and friends and we invite you to join us in the celebration. This site is designed to give you information necessary to take part in this year's commencement exercises.

95th Commencement of the Law School - Sunday, May 20, 2018

J.D. candidates, LL.M. candidates, faculty, administrators and guests are cordially invited to this annual celebration for graduating students. The ceremony includes a commencement address, graduate student speakers and the conferral of Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Laws (LLM) and Doctorate of Laws (SJD) degrees.

2018 Commencement Speaker: Judge Cornelia T.L. Pillard

The Hon. Cornelia T.L. Pillard, a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, will be the featured speaker at the 95th UConn School of Law commencement. Read more about Judge Pillard.


Find details about the ceremony schedule, seating, area hotels and more on the guest information page.

Find details about commencement for students in the student portal.

Find the order of exercises in the University of Connecticut's 2018 Commencement Program, which also includes the lists of JD and LLM graduates.

Student Awards

The faculty of UConn School of Law has recognized the many and varied achievements of 32 students and two alumni with an array of prizes and awards. See the full list of 2018 award recipients.