Spring 2013 Commencement

UNC Asheville held its 85th annual commencement ceremony, May 11, 2013, celebrating the 730 graduates of the Class of 2013, including the 466 May graduates, and welcoming a crowd of more than 4,000 to the Quad.

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  1. UNC Asheville Class of 2013
  2. Commencement speakers shared their wisdom with the graduates, and the guests received an education in the traditions of UNC Asheville. 
  3. Graduates assembled before the ceremony, starting and sustaining traditions of their own. Friends and families gathered on the Quad to greet their soon-to-be UNC Asheville alumni.
  4. For the first time UNC Asheville will recognize its Active Duty and Veteran students!! Well done UNC Asheville! #unca #uncavl #uncavl2013 #graduation #commencement #veteran #army #navy #marines
  5. Commencement took shape on campus several days before the ceremony, starting with the irises that bloom in blue and the tents that set the stage at Ramsey Library.  A rain location was readied in case the clouds turned to storms.