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.
The 96th commencement of the UConn School of Law will be held Sunday, May 19, 2019, on the law school campus in Hartford. The procession of students will begin at 10:30 a.m. and the ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. Find more information for guests here and for students here.
Former U.S. Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr. will deliver the commencement address. Read more about him here.
Graduates who earned JD and LLM degrees celebrated their achievements with family and friends at the University of Connecticut School of Law on May 20, 2018. The Hon. Cornelia T.L. Pillard, a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, was the featured speaker.
The faculty of UConn School of Law 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.