|1 hour before your ceremony||Park in Parking Structure 1. Head toward the Softball Field to check-in. You may
enter through the Clarke Field House. Have your GradPass ready to scan.
Your guests will park in the Lots X, Y, Z, or C. Each guest should have a printed ticket in-hand or on their phone, ready to scan.
|Mangrum Track & Field|
|45 minutes before||Dress in your cap, gown, tassel. Visit the restroom. Grab a drink of water||Softball Field|
|30 minutes before||Find your major in the line-up area. Take photos with fellow grads and Crash!||Softball Field|
|15 minutes before||Line up with your major, have your GradPass ready to scan||Softball Field|
|Ceremony start time||Follow the direction of Commencement staff toward the Mangrum Track & Field||Mangrum Track & Field|
The ceremony will last approximately 2-2.5 hours (this is an estimate on past ceremonies). Please be courteous to your classmates and stay for the duration of the ceremony.
A professional photographer will take your photo on the stage at the ceremony. They will contact you via email after the ceremony with your photo proofs.
Designate a meeting area with your guests before the ceremony begins. Allow 1 hour to exit the venue and parking lots.
You will receive a diploma cover at the ceremony. Your actual diploma will be mailed to you 10-12 weeks after the ceremony. Questions regarding your diploma should be directed to the Office of the Registrar. The Commencement Office does not handle diplomas.