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Commencement Events

DATE

EVENT

LOCATION

Immediately

Complete the application for graduation

 

March 4, 2020
Order Cap and Gown (regalia) | BEFORE October 1st

 

 
March 16 - 19, 2020
(Monday, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.;
Tuesday/Thursday, 12 – 8 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.)

postponed until further notice

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 

April 6 - 7, 2020
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
April 16, 2020 Deadline to apply for the President’s Leadership Award  
 May 1, 2020 Reading Day  

May 4 - 8, 2020

Finals Week 

Campus-Wide

Friday, May 15, 2020
9 a.m.

Rehearsal (Mandatory) 

Memorial Hall Gymnasium

Friday, May 15, 2020
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Senior Send-Off

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

 
Friday, May 15, 2020
5 p.m.

Nursing Pinning Ceremony

For graduating nursing students and their families |Theater, Education & Humanities (E&H) Building | Academic Regalia is Required for Graduates

 

Saturday, May 16, 2020
8:30 a.m.
 

Commencement LINEUP

Undergraduates - Outdoor basketball courts (between the MLK Student Center and Wellness and Recreation Center

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

                                              

Saturday,May 16, 2020
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.

 

Alumni Stadium (There will be accommodations for the handicapped and hearing impaired.)

Saturday, May 16, 2020
Pick Up Your Diploma | ID Required | Immediately following Commencement until 2 p.m.  | Diplomas not picked up will be mailed in June 2020.
Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC)