Commencement Schedule



Parsons Photography begins taking pictures in the grassy area between Raymond Hall and Sherar Gym. Will continue until 6:30pm.



Graduates' check-in begins at the tables on the 3rd base line (far left end of the field toward 12th Avenue). Please arrive no later than 6:30pm. Check-in will close promptly at 7:00pm before the ceremony begins. To check in, line up by last name and pick up your name card.

Name cards are read by the announcers as graduates cross the platform. Please hang on to your card and do not tear or fold it. Verify your information. To ensure the correct pronunciation of your name, stop by the announcers' station. If needed, they will help you write it phonetically at the bottom of your card.



Line up in center field for the processional in this order:  student government, bachelor degrees, other degrees and certificates.



Commencement ceremony begins. It lasts approximately two hours.


Immediately Following the Ceremony

A reception honoring all graduates is held in the HUB. To avoid congestion in the stadium, we encourage you to meet with your guests by the clock tower or inside the HUB where refreshments will be served.