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Commencement Weekend 2023

Saturday, May 20, 3:00 p.m., Baccalaureate Ceremony for all graduating seniors and families.  At the Gantcher Family Sports and Convocation Center.  Doors open at 2:00 p.m.  Seniors should arrive by 2:30 p.m. to align for the procession in cap and gown.  The ceremony lasts about one hour.  No tickets are necessary for admission.  Please note that commencement ceremonies for seniors, and the awarding of their degrees, take place on Sunday.

Sunday, May 21, 9:00 a.m., All-University Commencement ceremony on The Green (Phase I), followed by individual department ceremonies (Phase II) and Lunch on the Lawn, from 11:30 a.m. to approx. 3:00 p.m.

Please note that tickets are not required for entry to ceremonies.  Tickets are required, however, for the Lunch on the Lawn on Commencement Sunday. Each graduate is eligible to receive three complimentary tickets for the Light Lunch on the Lawn. Graduates can reserve their complimentary tickets and purchase additional Lunch on the Lawn tickets by May 16th online. Lunch tickets will not be for sale on Commencement Sunday.