Saturday, May 21, 2016, and Sunday, May 22, 2016
The University of Rhode Island is proud to celebrate the academic accomplishments of our 2016 graduates at the upcoming 130th Commencement. This is an exciting time for all of us—one filled with pride for the many achievements along with joy and excitement for all that is yet to come. It is truly a time to Think Big!
We hope this site provides you and your guests with all the information you need to prepare for Commencement 2016. This site will be updated continually, so please check back with us often!
Commencement will be held as scheduled on the Quadrangle.
The Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony will be live streamed from the Quad on
Sunday, May 22 at 12:30.
Watch it online.
- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to speak at URI’s 130th Undergraduate Commencement, May 22
- Graduate Commencement speaker and honorary degree recipients announced for 2016 Commencement
- Communication studies major to be URI Commencement student speaker
- Sights, sounds, sentiments of URI’s Commencement ceremonies
May 22, 2016: Ceremony will be held on the Quadrangle.
In the event of inclement weather, the main ceremony will be held at the Ryan Center. The decision will be made on Sunday morning and posted on the URI home page. Graduating seniors: