May 18, 10am
Please review all information on this site. There is no practice session for graduates. Your understanding of what is expected will help guarantee a smooth and enjoyable ceremony.
Arrival & Ceremony
Cap & Dress
Travel & Hotels
For participation in the May 2020 Commencement ceremony and inclusion in the Commencement program, degree-seeking students must fall into one of the following categories:
The student is awarded a degree in the fall 2019 term/semester or winter 2019–20 term.
The student is enrolled in the spring 2020 term/semester and, as of March 13, 2020, has an expected degree completion term/semester of spring 2020, summer 2020 or fall 2020.
Names of eligible Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) candidates are submitted by the director of teacher education.
The university expects to hold a meaningful, dignified ceremony. The significance of this day for all graduates, families & guests should be observed with respect. Disorderly conduct, rowdiness or the presence of alcohol or drugs will be grounds for immediate ejection, and may result in a diploma hold.