Commencement Day

_27_0145UNDERGRADUATE and GRADUATE students should report directly to the ALLWell North parking garageĀ no later than 9:00 a.m. on Commencement morning.

Students will line up with other members of their respective major. Signs will direct you to where your academic department is being lined up. Graduates will receiveĀ their name cards from the volunteer at this location.

Please note: Students are not allowed to park at the Ice Arena.

The ceremony begins with a procession at 9:40 a.m. in which honorees, faculty and graduating students file into their respective venues. Families should be seated by no later than 9:30 a.m. to view the processional. Once all graduates are seated, the formal portion of the ceremony, which includes the conferring of degrees, begins at approximately 10 a.m.

The ceremony is expected to end at approximately 12:15 p.m.

GRADUATES–When you arrive staff members will assist in forming lines for the processional, direct you to your seats and will prompt you when it is your turn to proceed to and from the platform. The order of the processional will be alphabetical by academic department. Students will be lined up alphabetically within their major.