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Graduate Commencement

Weekend Schedule

Saturday, May 16, 2020

7:45–9 a.m.

Graduate Student Breakfast Reception
Graduate students, family, friends and faculty are invited to gather for a seated hot buffet breakfast in Tupper Hall of Lane Student Center before Commencement Exercises begin. Reservations are required by April 24, 2020.

Advanced Reservations are Required—Register online ➔

9 a.m.

Commencement Preparation and Rehearsal
Graduate Degree candidates gather in Tupper Hall, Lane Student Center, to robe, review Commencement ceremony procedures and form procession.

10 a.m.

Commencement Exercises 
For graduates, their families and friends, the faculty and administrators, there is unlimited seating on the quad outside Frost Hall.

There is no shade on the quad, so if the weather is hot and sunny, please be prepared with sunscreen and a hat or sunglasses.

Indoor seating and large-screen viewing will be available in MacDonald Auditorium in the Ken Olsen Science Center.

The ceremony should end by noon. Beverages will be served on the quad following Commencement.

For additional questions, please email .