’22 Commencement

Bear Down Grad

Thank you for joining us as we celebrated the Class of 2022. We’re excited to see where wonder will take you next and proud to call you Wildcats for Life.

Friday, May 13, 2022
Tucson, Arizona


Watch the video below to relive this year’s unforgettable celebration for the Class of 2022 from Arizona Stadium in Tucson, AZ. Congratulations, Wildcat, know that you always have a home at the University of Arizona.

Congratulations, Class of 2022!



Class of 2022, be sure to download your digital copy of the program! Printed copies will be available this summer; stay tuned for more information.


‘22 Keynote Speaker

Dante Lauretta is principal investigator of NASA's OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return mission and a Regents Professor at the University of Arizona. His research focuses on the chemistry and mineralogy of asteroids and comets, and he is an expert in the analysis of extraterrestrial materials, including asteroid samples, meteorites and comet particles.

He fosters advancement of the next generation of scientists, engineers and space leaders through mentorship and teaching that applies his expertise in planetary science and spacecraft mission design and implementation.


Let's Start the Party

We hope this list helps you look back at some of the most memorable times at the University of Arizona and sets the stage for your next journey.

Be sure to stick around immediately following the 158th Commencement Ceremony for a special finale to mark your official entry into the Wildcat for Life family! Bear Down!







Graduation ceremonies are special events, please show respect for everyone.



We are excited you are joining us to celebrate with other graduates. Please take a moment to review our celebration guidelines.