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Commencement Events





Complete the application for graduation


November 5 and 7, 2018
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 

November 26-29, 2018

Senior Photos
Visit www.ouryear.com (code: 721) to schedule an appointment or call 1.800.OUR-YEAR (687.9327)
MLK Student Center, 2nd Floor, Game Room 
November 16, 2018 Deadline to apply for the President’s Leadership Award  
Friday December 7, 2018 Reading Day  

December 10-14, 2018

Finals Week 


Friday, December 14, 2018
9 a.m.

Rehearsal (Mandatory) 

Memorial Hall Gymnasium 

Friday, December 14, 2018
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Senior Send-Off

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

Saturday, December 15, 2018
8:30 a.m.

Commencement LINEUP

Undergraduates – Outdoor basketball courts (between the MLKSC and WRC)

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


Saturday, December 15, 2018
10 a.m. (Processional starts at 9:30 a.m.) 


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.) (Overflow seating–watch Commencement live on screens in the MLKSC, 2nd floor parlors or the Theater, E&H bldg.)