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Everything you need to know for a successful graduation day

This page is your one-stop-shop for all the information you need to prepare for your big day. Whether you are a graduating student, family member, or community member, this page has been designed to provide you with the most up-to-date and relevant information to ensure a smooth and successful graduation experience.

You will find information on the ceremony schedule, ticketing, and events leading up to the big day. Additionally, we have included resources for ordering your cap and gown, and information on our virtual Grad Fest.

If you have any specific questions that are not answered on the webpage, please feel free to contact the Commencement Committee via the contact form below. We are here to assist you in any way we can.
Join the Celebration

Commemorating the Accomplishments and the Future of our Graduating Class of 2023
On Friday, May 12, 2023, at Field House, our family, friends, and community will gather to celebrate our graduating students' accomplishments as they receive their diplomas.

  • Graduate Commencement 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Undergraduate Commencement 2 to 4 p.m.

  • The ceremony will also be live-streamed on YouTube and Facebook for those who can't attend in person.

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    Past Graduation Events

    Class of 2022
    The class of 2022 graduation ceremony was held on May 13, 2022. Join your classmates, friends, and family in reliving the memories of the day. See the speeches, cheers, and joy of the day, and remember the hard work and dedication that led to this achievement. Click here to watch the ceremony.



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    Commencement - Your Guide to Graduation

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