Spring 2017 Graduation Reception

Congratulations to our students graduating December 2016, May 2017, and August 2017!  We’re grateful to have been part of your journey and would like to celebrate your accomplishments at the


Psychology Graduation Reception

Friday May 12th

5pm to 7:30pm

Madison Masonic Center

(301 Wisconsin Avenue)

Students and their families or guests are encouraged to join Department of Psychology Faculty and Staff beginning at 5pm to celebrate this great accomplishment! 


5 to 6pm       Social Hour

Ø  Meet and greet with faculty, staff, and fellow graduates from the Department of Psychology.

Ø  Light hors d'oeuvres will be served, and cash bar available.


6:15pm Formal Presentation Begins

Ø  Each graduating student will be recognized as they cross the stage to receive acknowledgement from our Department Chair. 

Ø  Cap and gown are optional; however, we encourage students to bring their caps to wear as they walk across the stage.


The graduation reception is a time for our graduates to introduce their family and guests to faculty, staff, and fellow graduates from the Department of Psychology.  We will provide hors d’oeuvres for all who join the celebration.  There will be time for meet and greets and a brief presentation honoring our students. 


Please RSVP for the Graduation Reception here!

Should your reservations change or you have an updated guest count please let us know or if you have any questions please contact advisor@psych.wisc.edu  

Have you applied for graduation? Instructions for how to do so are located here.

Additional information about Spring 2017 Commencement can be found at commencement.wisc.edu