Graduation

Commencement is a long-standing tradition that celebrates the achievements of our graduates.  It is the culmination of our students' hard work over the course of the last four years (and sometimes even longer), and in the case of our graduate students, intensive study over a shorter period of time.

Graduation CeremonyWinter Commencement Schedule

Friday, December 15, 2017

  • 9:00 a.m. - noon Undergraduate Rehearsal
  • Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Optional Graduate Awards meeting by Discipline
  • 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Graduate School Commencement ceremony
  • 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. President’s Commencement Dinner (by invitation)

Saturday, December 16, 2017

  • 9:45 - 10:20 a.m. Baccalaureate Reception
  • 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Baccalaureate Service
  • Noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
  • 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Undergraduate Commencement ceremony | Webcast begins shortly before 2 p.m.

Information for Graduates

Graduation Packet (includes Graduation Participation Form)

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