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Commencement Events

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Immediately

Complete the application for graduation

 

October 1, 2019
Order Cap and Gown (regalia) | BEFORE October 1st

 

 
October 28-31, 2019
(Monday, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.;
Tuesday/Thursday, 12 – 8 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.)
Senior Photos by Lifetouch
Visit www.ouryear.com (code: 721) to schedule an appointment or call 1.800.OUR-YEAR (687.9327)
 MLK Student Center, 1st Floor, TV Lounge 
November 4 - December 6, 2019
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ticket Distribution | Students Must bring I.D
Students participating in the Commencement ceremony will receive up to 5 guest tickets for Memorial Hall Gymnasium and 2 guest tickets for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Center. Tickets are free and are required for the May Commencement ceremony for everyone attending, including children.
Ticket Office in Memorial Hall Gym

November 4 - 5, 2019
11 a.m - 2 p.m.

Graduation Fair
(Eligible graduates can: Pick up cords, cap and gown–regalia; Order class rings; Order or pickup graduation announcements)
Bookstore, MLK Student Center
  Deadline to apply for the President’s Leadership Award  
 December 6, 2019 Reading Day  

December 9 - 13, 2019

Finals Week 

Campus-Wide

Friday, December 13, 2019
9 a.m.

Rehearsal (Mandatory) 

Memorial Hall Gymnasium

Friday,December 13, 2019
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Senior Send-Off

Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center, 2nd Floor Parlors

Saturday, December 14, 2019
8:30 a.m.
 

Commencement LINEUP

Undergraduates, Graduates (Master‘s degrees, EdD and PhD), Faculty, – Indoor basketball court in the WRC

                                              

Saturday, December 14, 2019
10 a.m. (Processional starts at 9:20 a.m.) 

Commencement 

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

 

Memorial Hall Gymnasium (There will be accommodations for the handicapped and hearing impaired.)

January 2020
Pick Up Your Diploma | Diplomas will be mailed in January 2020