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Biology Graduation Ceremony 2017

Saturday, May 13, 2017

6:00 – 7:30 PM

Carmichael Arena

There is only ONE Biology Graduation Ceremony held each year in May.

Registration database link:

The database will close on Friday, May 5, 2017.

Registration:  Graduating seniors MUST register if you plan to attend the ceremony so that we can have a seat and a certificate for you.  Each senior’s name will be called, you will walk across the stage (please wear your cap and gown) and you will receive a Certificate of Congratulations from our Biology Chair, Dr Victoria Bautch.  Please note that we do NOT give out diplomas.

You do NOT need to respond in the database if you are not attending the ceremony.

Sorry – we are not able to mail certificates to those who aren’t able to attend the ceremony.

Biology Ceremony FAQ – Biology Ceremony Information 2017 (Updated February 9, 2017)

Who can walk:  The May 2017 Biology Graduation Ceremony is for Biology undergraduate majors/2nd majors/minors who graduated in Aug/Dec 2016 or who plan to graduate in May/Aug/Dec 2017.

No tickets are needed – bring as many guests as you want!

Parking:  Parking is free!  No permit is required.  There will be ample parking in the Bell Tower Parking Deck.  A monitor will be there to let in our Biology Ceremony guests.  Please note that this is a 3 1/2 block walk from the parking deck to Carmichael Arena.  Carmichael Arena – directions and diagram

Special Accommodations:   If you require any accommodations or dietary restrictions, please contact Summer Montgomery ( at least 2 weeks in advance so the appropriate arrangements can be made.  We will make our best faith effort to accommodate requests submitted after this time frame.  Accessible parking is available along South Road and the School of Government (state-issued permit required).  Sorry – we do NOT provide accessibility parking permits for our Saturday ceremony.  There is plenty of accessible seating in Carmichael Arena (on the level that you enter, between Portals 4 & 5).  There is a ramp at the Carmichael entrance.  Please note that we do not provide wheelchairs.  For more details:  Bio Ceremony Accessibility Accommodations

Reception:  Light refreshments will be served after the ceremony on Hooker Field.

Please share your Biology Ceremony pictures via these social media outlets:

Instagram:   UNC_BiologyUndergrads

Facebook:  UNCBiologyUndergrads

Twitter:  Hogan_Shemer


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