Graduates participating in the ceremony should arrive no later than 8:30 a.m. giving you time to don caps and gowns, sign in and line up. You will be able to dress in Smith Family Hall located in the Arts & Science building (behind the large ceremony tent) in Room 2386 – follow the signs. Valuables should not be left in this room as it will be unattended during the commencement ceremony.
The ceremony will be held in a large canopy tent located in front the Arts & Sciences building entrance.
What time families can come?
Families can come on campus any time after 8:00 a.m., with the usual arrival time occurring between 9:00 and 9:30 a.m.
How long will commencement take?
Commencement begins at 10:00 a.m. and is usually concluded by 12:00 - 12:30 p.m. depending on class size.