Commencement weekend schedule of events
Visit the links below to view the schedule of events for graduates and their guests for Commencement Weekend.
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Continental breakfast for graduating seniors
Lottie Nelson Dining Room
Open and complimentary to all graduating seniors
Processional line up for all graduates
Hitchcock Arena, Sollenberger Sports Center
All Graduates (graduating seniors and master’s program graduates) line up for the processional
Marching instructions for graduates:
All graduates will march to the Commencement Ceremony from Hitchcock Arena. Graduates must report to Hitchcock Arena with their caps and gowns between 8:15-8:45 a.m. to receive instructions and a number for their place in line. (Graduates do not have a ceremony rehearsal.)
There are many graduates to line up, so it is essential to arrive well before 8:45. All graduates must be in marching order no later than 9:10 a.m.
10 a.m.- 12 noon
The Commencement ceremony is for all graduating seniors, master's program graduates and their guests
Starry Athletic Complex, Shoemaker Field
Tickets not required (unless ceremony is moved indoors due to inclement weather)
Reception for graduates and guests
Starry Athletic Complex
This outdoor reception is open and complimentary to all graduates and their guests; no tickets required.