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Fall 2021 Commencement Guest Information

Fall 2021 commencement will take place at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, in the Stubblefield Center.
 
The 10 a.m. ceremony will honor graduates from the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Health, Education, and Human Sciences. Click the college name below to show majors within that college.

Associate of Arts
Biology
Biology with Teacher Licensure
Chemistry
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Engineering
English
English with Teacher Licensure
General Studies
Geoscience
Graphic Design
History
History with Teacher Licensure
Mathematics
Mathematics with Teacher Licensure
Media Communication
Music
Music Education
Political Science
Rhetoric and Writing
Spanish
Studio Art
Theatre

Dental Hygiene
Early Childhood Education
Master of Education
Elementary Education
Master of Healthcare Administration
Imaging Sciences
Middle School Education
Nursing
Practical Nursing
Psychology
Radiography
Social Work
Surgical Technology
The 2 p.m. ceremony will honor graduates from the College of Business and Industry. Click the college name below to show majors within that college.

Accounting
Animation Technology
Applied Science
Automotive Technology
Business Administration
Computer Graphic Technology
Diesel Technology
Electrical Engineering Technology
Electronics Technology
Finance
General Technology
Industrial Electronics and Electrical Maintenance
International Business
Logistics Operations
Marketing
Office Management Technology
Organizational Leadership
Unmanned Aerial Systems
Welding
Workforce Leadership

There is no limit to the number of guests each graduate can invite, and tickets will not be issued for the ceremonies.

Masks will be required for all graduates, guests, and staff attending commencement.

 

Commencement guest information

Stubblefield Center
5402 Kinkead Avenue
Fort Smith, AR 72903
 

Guests and graduates may park in any UAFS parking lot, with the exception of the lots directly adjacent to Stubblefield. These are either reserved or set aside for attendees with physical disabilities.

CLICK HERE FOR PARKING MAP

All lots noted with blue and/or green (with the exception of lot G) are open parking for commencement.

The doors to the Stubblefield Center will open to guests one hour prior to the start of the 10 am and 2 pm ceremonies.

  • Tickets will not be issued.
  • Masks will be required for all graduates, guests, and staff attending commencement.
  • Graduates should leave valuables (purse, keys, etc.) with guests prior to arriving to line-up.

Coming soon.

UAFS has contracted with Grad Images to take individual photographs at commencement. They will take two photographs of each graduate: the first is of the graduate being presented the diploma cover by the Chancellor, and the second as the student walks off the stage. Grad Images will be contacting each student via email with prices and proofs the week after the ceremony.

Please do not enter the arena floor during the ceremony to take photos.

Handicapped seating is on the upper concourse of the Stubblefield Center. This level can be accessed directly by the south entry (entry on the baseball field side), or at the north entry (entry facing campus) via the elevator.

Handicapped parking is available in any Stubblefield lot to any vehicle that has a state-issued handicapped placard or license plate. The drive by the south entrance is the best place to drop off guests with limited mobility.

Both ceremonies will be live-streamed on the UAFS Youtube channel.