Congrats to the Class of 2024: Commencement photos and wrap up

CLAS held two ceremonies, one at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Check out some of the photos.
Monday, May 13, 2024

More than 2,300 undergraduate students graduated from the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences on Saturday, May 11. It was a joyous celebration for students and their loved ones. 

Check out some of the photos highlights from CLAS ceremonies at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Highlights included remarks from two outstanding students, performances by two talented vocalists, and the conferring of two honorary degrees.  

To our graduates — please keep in touch. The best way to do this is to update the alumni database to include your non-uiowa email address. Please update your email

The University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers about 70 majors across the humanities; fine, performing and literary arts; natural and mathematical sciences; social and behavioral sciences; and communication disciplines. About 15,000 undergraduate and nearly 2,000 graduate students study each year in the college’s 37 departments, led by faculty at the forefront of teaching and research in their disciplines. The college teaches all Iowa undergraduates through the college's general education program, CLAS CORE. About 80 percent of all Iowa undergraduates begin their academic journey in CLAS. The college confers about 60 percent of the university's bachelor's degrees each academic year.