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Commencement FAQs

How long is the Commencement Ceremony?
Approximately 2 hours

How long is the Baccalaureate Ceremony?
Approximately 90 minutes

How many people can I invite?
Seating is unlimited for the outdoor ceremony on the quad. In the case of an indoor extreme weather plan, there will be (4) four tickets for each graduate.

Can I bring a dog to Commencement?
Dogs are not allowed inside the roped-off seating area of the quad. If a dog is on a leash, you are welcome to have a dog outside of the roped-off area.

Where will Commencement take place if it rains? 
View Commencement extreme weather plan ➔

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