Commencement Events





Order online Before February 27, 2015

Order cap and gown (regalia)

Order online

February 24-27, 2015 Senior Photos                                              Visit (code: 721) to schedule an appointment MLK Student Center, 3rd Fl Parlors

April 1-2, 2015 
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Graduation Fair
(Eligible graduates can: Pick up cap and gown--regalia; Order class rings; Order or pickup graduation announcements

Bookstore, MLK Student Center 

May 4-8, 2015


Finals Week 




May 15, 2015
9 a.m.

Rehearsal (Mandatory) (includes cord distribution)


Alumni Stadium 




A Ladies Tea

(for the ladies of the Senior Class)   
Hosted by First Lady Dr. Robin Williams
 (wear your favorite hat)

President’s Residence (across from Warren-Franklin Residence Hall)



May 17, 2015
8:30  a.m.

Commencement LINEUP


Undergraduates: Outdoor basketball courts (between the MLKSC and WRC)  Graduates: (Master degrees, EdDs and Phds)--Indoor basketball court in the WRC

May 17, 2015
10 a.m. (processional starts at 9:30 a.m.)   



Alumni Stadium (overflow seating – watch on live screens from the MLK Student Center, 2nd floor parlors)


(Please note that students will march into Alumni Stadium prior to 10 a.m.)


Commencement PARKING—on campus ONLY - parking at area businesses may get you ticketed/towed.