Commencement Events





Before             Feb. 28, 2014

Order cap and gown (regalia)

Order online

Feb. 26 - 28, 2014


Senior Photos (code: 721) to schedule an appointment or call 1-800-Our Year

Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Center (MLKSC) 3rd floor, SGA suite: 302

Apr. 1 - 2, 2014
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Graduation Fair
(Eligible graduates can pick up their cap and gown--regalia, order or pick up class rings, graduation announcements, etc.)

Bookstore, MLKSC

May 1, 2014

Casual attire; please stop by anytime between 
11 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Senior Class Brunch
Hosted by the President and the First Lady
(RSVP online)

President's Residence (across from Warren-Franklin Residence Hall)


May 2, 2014

Reading Day


May 5 - 9, 2014

Finals Week


May 9, 2014
9 a.m.

Commencement Rehearsal (Mandatory)

Alumni Stadium

May 9, 2014
12 – 1:30 p.m.

A Ladies Tea

(for the ladies of the Senior Class)   
Hosted by First Lady Dr. Robin Williams
 (fabulous gifts and prizes) RSVP required by May 1, 2014

MLKSC 2nd parlors

May 10, 2014
8 a.m. - 10 a.m. 

Athletics Director's Breakfast

Cost: $20

MLKSC, 2nd Floor Parlors 

May 10, 2014
1:00 p.m.

Oaths and Honors

(for graduating nursing students and their families) (formally called the Nursing Pinning Ceremony)

Theater, Education and Humanities building


May 11, 2014
8:30  a.m.

Commencement LINEUP

Wellness & Recreation Center (WRC) for the platform party, faculty and graduate students—PhD, EdD and Master degree candidates;

UNDERGRADUATE CANDIDATES line up on the outdoor basketball courts between the MLKSC  and the WRC

May 11, 2014

10 a.m. (Processional will start at 9:30 a.m.)


Commencement PARKING—on campus ONLY - parking at area businesses may subject you to ticketing and towing.

Alumni Stadium


(Please note that students will march into Alumni Stadium prior to 10 a.m.)