The following events will take place on Commencement Day, December 14, 2019:
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Bookstore Open (Kennedy Center)
10:30 a.m. Student Line up in cap and gown (Conference Room, Bates Hall)
11:00 a.m. Commencement (Hayden Auditorium, Bates Hall)
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Brunch (Ballroom, Kennedy Center)
Please note that tickets are required to attend the Commencement Exercises in Hayden Auditorium. All graduates must register for tickets by November 29. Ticket packets will be available for traditional students and faculty/staff to pick up at the Kennedy Center Welcome Desk starting December 9 until December 13 during scheduled hours. Professional & Graduate Studies students’ tickets will be available for pick up through the Office of Professional & Graduate Studies during normal office hours starting on December 6. The graduating students and faculty that are in the procession do NOT need a ticket for Commencement in Hayden Auditorium. Please refer to Registration and Tickets for details.