2024 Spring Commencement
The Gillings School’s Commencement ceremony will be held from 3-5 p.m. on
Saturday, May 11, 2024 in the Dean E. Smith Center.

Livestream: 2024 UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health Commencement

Graduation Steps

Graduation is a two-step process. Every student must 1) Apply to graduate in ConnnectCarolina and 2) Register for the Gillings ceremony by clicking this link
To get started, visit the University Registrar. Use the following website to confirm that all graduation-related items have been completed by the deadlines.

Order Graduation Regalia

Graduation regalia can be purchased online at the UNC Student Stores website. These orders are fulfilled by the vendor and have 2-week shipping. Undergraduate regalia can also be bought in-person at the UNC Student Stores.

Please visit the Spring Commencement site for more information on regalia.


As students near the completion of their individual degree programs, questions may arise concerning policies and procedures associated with commencement. Our FAQs document (PDF) helps to answer some of those.

Graduates will receive updated information as available When RSVPed to the Gillings Commencement ceremony. Don’t forget to register for the Spring 2024 Gillings Commencement Ceremony.

2024 Commencement Speaker

Surgeon General to deliver 2024 Gillings School Commencement address

As the nation’s top doctor, Dr. Murthy helps to advance the health and well-being of all Americans and has worked to address critical public health challenges.

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