Photo Gallery: Spring Commencement 2017

More than 4,000 students, including 3,038 undergraduates, 805 graduate, 96 law, and 82 veterinary medicine students, participated in commencement ceremonies this semester.

The university awarded honorary degrees to Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt; Tennessee’s 48th governor, Phil Bredesen; and HGTV founder Ken Lowe.

To read messages and view photos from UT students, their families, and well-wishers on social media, search for the hashtag #utgrad2017.