The University of New Mexico’s Office of the University Secretary seeks volunteers for its Commencement ceremonies set for Thursday and Friday, Dec. 16 & 17 in University Arena. The ceremonies will recognize graduates from 2020 and 2021 in all degree programs at all levels.

Volunteers are needed in a number of areas with a variety of duties. Two to three (2-3) hour shifts are available from 3:30 to 8 p.m. If you would you like to volunteer, contact Theresa Carson via email at or

The graduate commencement ceremony is set for Thursday, Dec. 16, while the undergraduate commencement ceremony will be held on Friday, Dec. 17. Both ceremonies begin at 6 p.m. UNM COVID safe protocols and New Mexico state guidelines, including face coverings, will be followed.

For more information regarding Fall commencement and convocation ceremonies, visit Graduation events.