Commencement is an exciting time for our campus, as we welcome family and friends to be part of a ceremony honoring a new graduating class ready to make a difference in the world. On the pages that follow, we have outlined information that you will find helpful as we prepare for our next commencement. Click here to view photos from December 2016 commencement.

May 2017 Graduation

Cap & Gown pick up

Undergraduate cap and gowns will be distributed in Crisman lobby. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday- May 3-5, 2017.

Doctoral & Master candidates, see Program Director for regalia distribution.


May 5, 2017

8:30 a.m. Undergraduate Provost's Breakfast, Bison Cafe
10 a.m. Undergraduate Rehearsal, Allen Arena
2 p.m. IDEAL Graduation
4:30 p.m. Undergraduate Baccalaureate Service, Collins Alumni Auditorium
5:30 p.m. Undergraduate Baccalaureate Reception - Undergraduate students and their family only


May 6, 2017

8 a.m. Graduate Rehearsal, Allen Arena
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Graduate Commencement Ceremony, Allen Arena (doors open at 9:30 a.m.)
12:30 - 2:30 p.m. Reception for all graduates, Student Activities Center (SAC)
3 - 4:30 p.m. Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony, Allen Arena (doors open at 1:30 p.m.)