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The University of Alabama

UA to Hold Summer Commencement Exercises

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement ceremonies Aug. 3 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercises on Aug. 3

UA will hold its summer commencement exercises Aug. 3

Commencement begins at 9 a.m.

Students from the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Education, College of Human Environmental Sciences, Capstone College of Nursing, College of Commerce & Business Administration, College of Communication & Information Sciences, College of Engineering and School of Social Work will participate in the ceremony.

More than 1,600 degrees will be awarded Saturday.

Dr. Scott Hestevold, professor and chair of the philosophy department, will serve as commencement marshal.

Saturday’s ceremony will be broadcast live over the Internet. The webcast will be archived on this UA website,, and it will be available for viewing through August 2013.

More information can be found at

The University of Alabama, a student-centered research university, is experiencing significant growth in both enrollment and academic quality. This growth, which is positively impacting the campus and the state's economy, is in keeping with UA's vision to be the university of choice for the best and brightest students. UA, the state's flagship university, is an academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.

  • CONTACT: David Miller, media relations, 205/348-0825,
  • SOURCE: Denny Savage, associate university registrar, Office of the University Registrar, 205/348-0261,