Graduates and guests are expected to conduct themselves with decorum and give proper respect to fellow graduates, guests, and the speakers on the stage. The use of blow horns or other items that detract from the ceremonies is prohibited. Cell phone use is restricted to line up, processional, and recessional; please no cell phones during the Commencement Ceremonies. Everyone attending is expected to remain in their seats until each ceremony is concluded.
Commencement Consists of Two Ceremonies:
University Commencement Ceremony
Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Lawn north of the Titan Gymnasium
Format: Keynote Speaker, President and Dignitaries
No tickets required
(Immediately following the conclusion of the University Commencement Ceremony)
Time: Approximately 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Location: Venues campus-wide (Check your department venue).
Format: Students are called up individually to receive certificates and shake hands with the department chair.
Commencement Schedule of Events:
|7 a.m.||Arrive on campus and proceed to Track located north of the gym to line up for Processional and receive instructions.|
|8 a.m.||University Commencement begins|
|9:15 - 9:30 a.m.||(Immediately following University Commencement) Proceed to site for college/department ceremony.|
|9:30 - 11 a.m.||College/Department Graduation Ceremonies begin|