Elaine Smith in her graduation gown

UA Grad, 77: It’s Never Too Late to Chase Your Dream

“Pinch me.” Those are the first words that came to mind when Elaine Smith fully realized she would be graduating from The University of Alabama. On May 6 Smith will

Jayna Enguita dancing in a competition outfit

UA’s ‘Special Culture’ Inspires Champion Ballroom Dancer, Graduate

Jayna Enguita credits UA’s welcoming atmosphere for bringing her to the Capstone.

Graduates in cap and gown sit in chairs in the foreground. In the background, hundreds of family members sit in the stadium stands.

UA to Hold 2023 Spring Commencement May 5-7

UA will hold spring commencement with eight ceremonies May 5-7 at Coleman Coliseum. 

A mortar board for graduation decorated with a script A and "Roll Tide" on top.

UA to Hold 2022 Summer Commencement Aug. 6

The University of Alabama will hold a summer commencement ceremony Saturday, Aug. 6, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

Graduation caps are shown.

UA Celebrates Spring 2022 Commencement

More than 5,000 students became UA graduates this past weekend.

A graduate shakes hands with UA president Dr. Stuart Bell.

UA Announces 2022 Spring Commencement Schedule

The University will hold eight spring commencement ceremonies May 6-8 at Coleman Coliseum.

A wide angle view of a graduation ceremony, with students sitting waiting to be awarded degrees.

Celebrating Fall 2021 Commencement

Fall 2021 commencement took place over the weekend; here are some of our favorite photos.

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

UA to Hold Fall 2021 Commencement

The University of Alabama will hold fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 10 and 11 at Coleman Coliseum.

Summer 2021 Commencement Photo Gallery

Summer 2021 Commencement Photo Gallery

The University of Alabama celebrated more than 1,400 graduates during the summer commencement ceremonies.

Angel Narvaez-Lugo

Hardships Pushed Back His Graduation 25 Years; His Time Has Come

When Angel Narvaez-Lugo walks across the commencement stage on July 31 to receive his bachelor’s degree in religious studies, it will serve as a testament to how he’s overcome his challenging past, and as a gateway to a future of possibilities thus far denied him.