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Fall Commencement Schedule

Fall 2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Ceremony

Saturday, December 9, 2017
College of Liberal Arts
College of Science & Technology
Processional begins walking at 9:45 am

College of Education
College of Health Professions
Processional begins walking at 1:15 pm

Decorum for Graduates and Guests

Graduation symbolizes the culmination of many years of hard work. We ask your help in making the ceremony a pleasant experience for all by attentively considering the rights and feelings of the other participants and guests. To respect the graduates, please be seated before the ceremony begins and remain seated until it ends.  This also means no signs, no bottles, no beach balls, no cans, no air horns, no drugs, and no alcohol. Graduates and guests choosing not to abide by these rules will not be allowed in the arena or will be escorted from the ceremony.

Additional Information

The graduation ceremony will be at the Armstrong Sports Center, which is located on campus. Parking is free and available on campus. Tickets are required for each guest attending the commencement ceremony. Each graduate will be given 9 guest tickets. 

It is important that students arrive at the Armstrong Sports Center and are lined up by 9:15 a.m. for the morning ceremony and by 12:45 p.m. for the afternoon ceremony.  Family members should be seated by 9:15 a.m. for the morning ceremony and by 12:45 p.m. for the afternoon one.