Commencement Events

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Order online Before February 27, 2015

Order cap and gown (regalia)  

Order online

February 24-27, 2015 Senior Photos
Visit (code: 721) to schedule an appointment
MLK Student Center, 3rd Fl Parlors

April 1-2, 2015 
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Graduation Fair
(Eligible graduates can: Pick up cap and gown--regalia; Order class rings; Order or pickup graduation announcements

Bookstore, MLK Student Center 

May 4-8, 2015

Finals Week 


May 15, 2015
9 a.m.

Rehearsal (Mandatory) (includes cord distribution)

Alumni Stadium 
May 15, 2015
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
A Gentlemen’s Brunch (Senior Class men only)   
Hosted by President Harry L. Williams

Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center 

May 15, 2015
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

A Ladies Tea (Senior Class ladies only)   
Hosted by First Lady Dr. Robin Williams
(Wear your favorite spring hat)

Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center, 2nd floor parlors 

May 17, 2015
8:30  a.m.

Commencement LINEUP

Undergraduates: Outdoor basketball courts (between the MLKSC and WRC)  Graduates: (Master degrees, EdDs and Phds)--Indoor basketball court in the WRC

May 17, 2015
10 a.m. (processional starts at 9:30 a.m.)   


Commencement PARKING—on campus ONLY - parking at area businesses may get you ticketed/towed.

Alumni Stadium (overflow seating – watch on live screens from the MLK Student Center, 2nd floor parlorsPlease note that students will march into Alumni Stadium prior to 10 a.m.)
The event will be broadcast live online at