Some 1,400 UI students spent a December weekend saying farewell to classwork, studying, and treks across campus.

The University of Iowa honored December 2017 graduates during a series of commencement ceremonies Dec. 14–17.

Fall undergraduate degree applicants include 1,079 from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Henry B. Tippie College of Business, the College of Education, the College of Nursing, University College, and the College of Engineering.

Professional and graduate students include 348 degree applicants from the Graduate College, the College of Law, the College of Nursing, University College, the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, and the Tippie College of Business.

Many celebratory moments were captured during the ceremonies—see the gallery below.

Photos by Tim Schoon and Justin Torner.

Want to relive the moment? Videos from each fall 2017 commencement ceremony are available on Iowa Now.