141st Commencement Exercises: Highlights
The baccalaureate and graduate and professional ceremonies will now take place at the McDougald-McLendon Arena on Saturday, May 6, 2023.
The baccalaureate ceremony will begin at 8 a.m. Graduating students are advised to arrive by 6 a.m. for line-up in the arena.
The graduate and professional ceremony is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Graduating students are advised to arrive by 12 p.m. for line-up in the arena.
Due to limited seating within the arena, each graduating student will be allocated a certain number of tickets for guests. Baccalaureate degree candidates will receive three (3) tickets, and graduate and professional degree candidates will receive four (4) tickets. Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. To accommodate larger parties, the following campus locations will be available to additional guests who exceed the ticket limit:
- New Student Center
- Nursing Auditorium
- Miller-Morgan Auditorium
- School of Education Auditorium
- Albert L. Turner School of Law Building