Psychology Graduation Reception – CANCELLED

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions on large gatherings as ordered by the Governor, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Commencement on May 9 has been postponed. In addition to the main ceremonies, graduation celebrations in schools, colleges, and departments, including the Department of Psychology’s Graduation Reception, will not go forward in May.  View UW-Madison’s announcement here – and find answers to your FAQs at


Congratulations to our students graduating December 2019, May 2020, and August 2020!  We’re grateful to have been part of your journey and look forward to celebrating your accomplishments at the annual

Psychology Graduation Reception

Friday May 8th, 2020

Formal program begins at 6pm

Madison Masonic Center

(301 Wisconsin Avenue, Madison, WI 53703)

Bachelor’s candidates, along with their families/guests, are invited to join the Department of Psychology Faculty & Staff to celebrate their graduation. Please save the date for this exciting event! The formal presentation will begin promptly at 6pm and will include guest speakers, featured alumni of the department, and recognition of the graduates. A social hour with light hors d’oeuvres and cash bar, will follow. Professional photos offered by Empire Photography.

Please review the PSYCHOLOGY GRADUATION RECEPTION FAQs document for more information about the event.

Additional information about UW-Madison’s all-campus Spring 2020 Commencement Ceremony can be found at

Students should complete the Graduation Checklist