The University of Arizona will hold its winter commencement ceremony on Dec. 15 at 9 a.m. in McKale Memorial Center.

A total of 1,709 undergraduate student degrees, 594 master’s degrees and 150 doctoral degrees will be conferred, plus one Master of Laws (International Trade and Business Law) degree and two Juris Doctor degrees.

UA President Ann Weaver Hart will preside over the University-wide commencement. Robert A. Eckert, chairman of the board of the toy company Mattel, Inc., is the winter commencement speaker and will be awarded an honorary degree.

A DVD of each ceremony will be available for purchase. DVDs are $20 each. To place an order please call 520-626-7420.