Itinerary Details 

We have a number of great events planned for commencement weekend, and we hope to see you there!

Friday, May 10, 2024

Open from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Graduates and their guests are invited to stop by our Grad Central Station. This family friendly event featuring university departments, the campus store, and more! Enjoy pop-up events, mascot appearances, and giveaways. Graduates, don't forget to check in for your nametag and Friday night toast tickets.

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. – Graduate Check-In & Processional Line Up
All graduates from the School of Arts, Humanities & Education; School of Health Sciences; and School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math are required to register their attendance for the 2 p.m. ceremony.  Graduates must have a photo ID at check-in.

1 – 2 p.m. – Guest Seating
Seating is first come, first served. Handicap seating will be available. Ceremony doors will close briefly at 2 p.m. for the procession of graduates. All guest arriving after this time will be seated after the processional and invocation.

1:30 – 1:50 p.m. – Graduate Briefing
Please arrive at your line up location by 1:30 p.m. to finalize your academic dress, receive a briefing on the ceremony and to line-up.

2 – 4 p.m. – School of Arts, Humanities & Education; School of Health Sciences; School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Ceremony
Ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. sharp. All guests should be seated at this time. Doors will be closed for the invocation.
Open from 5 – 6:30 p.m.

Graduates and one adult guest are invited to drop by and share in the celebrating our graduates. Please note that tickets are required for entry to this event. 

Saturday, May 11, 2024

Open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Graduates and their guests are invited to stop by our Grad Central Station. This family friendly event featuring university departments, the campus store, and more! Enjoy pop-up events, mascot appearances, and giveaways. Graduates, don't forget to check in for your nametag.

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. – Graduate Check-In & Processional Line Up
All graduates from the School of Security & Global Studies are required to register their attendance for the 10 a.m. ceremony.  Graduates must have a photo ID at check-in.

9 – 10 a.m. – Guest Seating
Seating is first come, first served. Handicap seating will be available. Ceremony doors will close briefly at 10 a.m. for the procession of graduates. All guest arriving after this time will be seated after the processional and invocation.

9:30 – 9:50 a.m. – Graduate Briefing
Please arrive at your line up location by 9:30 a.m. to finalize your academic dress, receive a briefing on the ceremony and to line-up.

10 a.m. – 12 p.m. – School of Security & Global Studies Ceremony
Ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. sharp. All guests should be seated at this time. Doors will be closed for the invocation.

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. – Graduate Check-In & Processional Line Up
All graduates from the School of Business are required to register their attendance for the 2 p.m. ceremony.  Graduates must have a photo ID at check-in.

1 – 2 p.m. – Guest Seating
Seating is first come, first served. Handicap seating will be available. Ceremony doors will close briefly at 2 p.m. for the procession of graduates. All guest arriving after this time will be seated after the processional and invocation.

1:30 – 1:50 p.m. – Graduate Briefing
Please arrive at your line up location by 1:30 p.m. to finalize your academic dress, receive a briefing on the ceremony and to line-up.

2 – 4 p.m. – School of Business Ceremony
Ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. sharp. All guests should be seated at this time. Doors will be closed for the invocation.

Note

Seating for the ceremony is first come, first served. Handicap seating will be available.