Commencement Day Schedule


Image: Students during commencement ceremony

Schedule of Events

SATURDAY, MAY 11

Phi Beta Kappa Induction (Dix, Kennedy Center): 8:30 a.m. 

Nurse Pinning Ceremony (Hayden Auditorium, Bates Hall): 9:30 a.m. 

Bookstore Hours (Kennedy Center): 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Class Photo (Price Gymnasium, Coleman Athletic Center): 12:45 p.m.

Student line-up in cap and gown (Price Gymnasium, Coleman Athletic Center): 1:15 p.m.

Commencement  (Martin Field House, Coleman Athletic Center): 2 p.m.

Please note that six guests per student will be allowed in Martin Field House for the ceremony. All additional guests may attend the Commencement Watch Party on Charles A. Henry Field to watch commencement via livestream on the football scoreboard. Please refer to Registration and Tickets for details.

PHI BETA KAPPA

Phi Beta Kappa membership has long been recognized as the highest distinction an individual can receive for scholarly excellence in undergraduate studies in the liberal arts and sciences.  Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest undergraduate honors society. 

NURSING PINNING CEREMONY

The Department of Nursing will host a ceremonial pinning for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Class of 2024.  

STUDENT LINE-UP

All graduating students must be in Price Gymnasium in cap and gown no later than 12:45 p.m. for class photo. Line-up will follow.