Congratulations on your accomplishments here at UAT!
UAT's 2019 Commencement is being held at the Mesa Arts Center in the Virginia G. Piper Repertory Theater on Friday, May 3rd at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are not handed out or necessary to attend. Mesa Arts Center has enough room for our graduates, their family and guests. Doors open at 1:00 p.m. Students must arrive by 1:00 p.m. The commencement ceremony begins promptly at 2 p.m.

Commencement rehearsal will be held at the same location the day before, on Thursday, May 2 at 1 p.m. All graduates should plan to attend rehearsal. Caps and gowns will not be needed for rehearsal.

Mesa Arts Center
Virginia G. Piper Repertory Theater
1 E Main St
Mesa, AZ 85201

Watch Commencement Remotely

Registering for Commencement
If you meet the requirements for graduation, please register for commencement no later than March 26, 2019.

Caps and Gowns
Students MUST order their caps and gowns through Jostens by April 8th to receive on time! They can order online here: There will also be a Jostens representative on campus in the spring for ordering their graduation ring, announcements, diploma frame etc if they want to do it in person. You do not have to purchase any of the extras, but here is they can also be bought online at the same web address. Enter the University of Advancing Technology to be directed to UAT regalia.

Alpha Beta Kappa National Honor Society
For those of you with a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher after completing all degree requirements are eligible for induction into the Alpha Beta Kappa(ABK) National Honor Society. The fee for lifetime membership is $45.00. You will receive your certificate and pin within 2-3 weeks after your application and payment are received. The deadline for submission of your form and payment is Friday, April 12, 2019.

Download the Alpha-Beta-Kappa Application Here!

Grad Images will be at the UAT Commencement as the official photography company and will offer the following services that day:

  • The Graduating Class Group Photo - Available for purchase after Commencement Day.
  • Cap and Gown Portraits will be taken of your student while on stage.

Register for Commencement