Please note: The following schedule of events reflects our standard commencement schedule and procedure. It may be necessary to modify this schedule and/or the order of events to comply with state and local health guidelines in place at the time of the postponed ceremony. More detailed information will be posted as it becomes available.
Commencement ceremonies are held outdoors, rain or shine. Currently, there is no maximum number of guests a student is able to invite to the commencement ceremony. On the graduation application, students should indicate the total number of guests. Should this number change, please contact the Office of Registration and Records as soon as possible.
Check In | TBD
-It is imperative that you arrive on time to check in. Check in is located in the Avrum Gudelsky Auditorium. Once you have checked in, you must remain in the auditorium. During check in you will receive your name card. Do not lose this card.
Regalia Fitting| TBD
-This time will be used to ensure your cap and gown are on properly.
Class Photographs | TBD
Roll Call and Line Up | TBD
-This will occur outside of room 244. You will be lined up alphabetically by degree program.
Processional Begins | 10 a.m. for the class of 2021 and 4 p.m. for the class of 2020
-The university marshal will lead the processional followed by the stage guests, trustees, faculty, candidates for undergraduate degrees, master's degrees and doctoral degrees. For the recessional, the stage participants will leave first, and the graduates will follow them.