Students wearing mortar boards at a commencement ceremony. One mortar board says Roll Tide always.

UA to Hold Fall 2021 Commencement

Graduates at a UA commencement ceremony
More than 1,700 candidates are expected to attend fall commencement ceremonies.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama will hold fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 10 and 11 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

More than 1,700 candidates are expected to be in attendance for the three ceremonies.

Ceremony times for each college and school include:

Friday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m.

  • Capstone College of Nursing
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Human Environmental Sciences

Saturday, Dec. 11 at 8:30 a.m.

  • College of Communication and Information Sciences
  • College of Community Health Sciences
  • Culverhouse College of Business

Saturday, Dec. 11 at noon

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Education
  • School of Law
  • School of Social Work

The ceremonies will follow a modified model UA used to facilitate safe and successful commencement exercises in the past.

Tickets will not be required for guests and there is no limit to the number of guests a graduate can invite. Guest groups are to remain 3 feet apart.

Hand sanitizing stations are provided throughout the coliseum, and the venue will be cleaned and sanitized between the ceremonies.

More information, including live and recorded webcast details, an interactive campus map, parking information, lodging details, graduate profile stories and facts about the 2021 summer class can be found on UA’s commencement website. Commencement information can be heard on UA’s radio station, 92.5 FM.


Caroline Gazzara-McKenzie, Strategic Communications,