Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

In addition to UW–Madison’s Commencement ceremonies, the La Follette School will celebrate the 2022 graduation ceremony in the Assembly Chambers of the State Capitol building. 

Graduation for the Class of 2022 is scheduled for Sunday, May 15th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. You can watch a livestream of graduation at this link: 

The La Follette School Student Association (LSSA) coordinates the ceremony, and students select the student speaker, faculty speaker, and commencement speaker.

Each graduate receives a certificate from the La Follette School, and faculty present awards to some of the top students.

Information about cap and gown rental or purchase is available from the University Book Store.

Questions about the La Follette School ceremony can be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., LSSA's Graduation Coordinator.

2022 Graduation Program

2021 Graduation Program

2020 Graduation

2019 Graduation Program

2018 Graduation Program

Applying for Graduation

UW-Madison Graduate School  

Directions on how to apply for graduation in the Student Center.