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At these ceremonies we will confer the degrees of, and individually recognize, graduates earning a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Specialist’s Degree.

Ceremony Schedule

Bachelor’s, Master’s and Specialist’s Commencement Ceremony #1
  • PARTICIPATING COLLEGES: Health and Human Performance * Liberal Arts and Sciences *Medicine * Nursing * Pharmacy * Public Health and Health Professions * Veterinary Medicine
  • DATE & TIME: Friday, December 17, 7:30pm-9:30pm. Candidate processional at 7pm.
  • LOCATION: Stephen C. O’Connell Center
  • CANDIDATE CHECK-IN: 6pm at Gate 4. Bring your name card, wear your regalia. Master's candidates- wear your hood, make sure your tassel is on left. Bachelor's candidates- make sure your tassel is on the right.
  • GUEST ARRIVAL: Doors open at 6pm at Gates 1 & 3.
  • TICKETS: At this time, we do not plan to ticket this ceremony nor limit the per-candidate guest count. However, should CDC guidelines shift, we may need to make changes accordingly. If this were to occur, we will communicate any adjustments to our plans to our candidates and our guests.
  • REGALIA: Required.

Bachelor’s, Master’s and Specialist’s Commencement Ceremony #2
  • PARTICIPATING COLLEGES: Education * Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering * Journalism and Communications
  • DATE & TIME: Saturday, December 18, 10am-12pm. Candidate processional at 9:30am.
  • LOCATION: Stephen C. O’Connell Center
  • CANDIDATE CHECK-IN: 8:30am at Gate 4. Bring your name card, wear your regalia. Master's & Specialist's candidates- wear your hood, make sure your tassel is on your left. Bachelor's candidates- wear your tassel on your right.
  • GUEST ARRIVAL: Doors open at 8:30am at Gates 1 & 3.
  • TICKETS: At this time, we do not plan to ticket this ceremony nor limit the per-candidate guest count. However, should CDC guidelines shift, we may need to make changes accordingly. If this were to occur, we will communicate any adjustments to our plans to our candidates and our guests.
  • REGALIA: Required.

Bachelor’s, Master’s and Specialist’s Commencement Ceremony #3
  • PARTICIPATING COLLEGES: Agricultural and Life Sciences * Arts * Design, Construction and Planning * Warrington College of Business
  • DATE & TIME: Saturday, December 18, 3pm-5pm. Candidate processional at 2:30pm.
  • LOCATION: Stephen C. O’Connell Center
  • CANDIDATE CHECK-IN: 1:30pm at Gate 4. Bring your name card, wear your regalia. Master's candidates- wear your hood, make sure your tassel is on the left. Bachelor's candidates- make sure your tassel is on the right.
  • GUEST ARRIVAL: Doors open at 1:30pm at Gates 1 & 3.
  • TICKETS: At this time, we do not plan to ticket this ceremony nor limit the per-candidate guest count. However, should CDC guidelines shift, we may need to make changes accordingly. If this were to occur, we will communicate any adjustments to our plans to our candidates and our guests.
  • REGALIA: Required.