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Schedules, dates & deadlines

Mark your calendar

Coming events

Grad Fair

Tues., Oct. 26
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Compton Union Building, Junior Ballroom

Grad Fair is a one-stop-shop for completing pre-Commencement tasks.

Hooding practice

Fri., Dec. 10
2 p.m.
Beasley Coliseum main floor

Doctoral candidates (PhD, EDD, and DNP) are encouraged to attend.

Fall ceremony

Sat., Dec. 11
10 a.m.: Current students (August and December graduates) of the Class of 2021
1:30 p.m.: Returning students of the Class of 2020 and spring graduates of the Class of 2021
Beasley Coliseum

Registration is now open.


Deadlines

If you hope to participate in a ceremony in the year ahead, plan now by reviewing the checklist for grads.

Early bird pricing on graduation products for fall

Mon., Sept. 20
To receive a discount, order regalia and other graduation products online by this date.

Last day to rent regalia

Sun., Nov. 14
Order your cap and gown online.

Last day to register for the fall ceremony

Sun., Nov. 14
Be sure to register by the deadline.


Future fall ceremony dates

Fall ceremonies traditionally start at 10 a.m. and last approximately 2 hours.

2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Dec. 11 Dec. 10 Dec. 9 Dec. 7 Dec. 6

Future spring ceremony dates and times

Spring ceremonies are divided into 3 sessions. The schedule below is subject to change, particularly while the COVID-19 pandemic is underway.

2022 – May 7

8:00 a.m.

  • Carson College of Business
  • Edward R. Murrow College of Communication
  • College of Education

11:30 a.m.

  • College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences
  • Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture
  • Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
  • College of Nursing
  • College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • College of Veterinary Medicine

3:00 p.m.

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of the Environment

2023 – May 6

8:00 a.m.

  • College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences
  • School of the Environment
  • Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture
  • College of Veterinary Medicine

11:30 a.m.

  • College of Arts and Sciences

3:00 p.m.

  • Carson College of Business
  • Edward R. Murrow College of Communication
  • College of Education
  • Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
  • College of Nursing
  • College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

2024 – May 4

8:00 a.m.

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of the Environment

11:30 a.m.

  • Carson College of Business
  • Edward R. Murrow College of Communication
  • College of Education

3:00 p.m.

  • College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences
  • Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture
  • Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
  • College of Nursing
  • College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • College of Veterinary Medicine