Commencement Events

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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 
May 15, 2015
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
A Gentlemen’s Brunch (Senior Class men only)   
Hosted by First President Harry L. Williams

Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center 

May 15, 2015
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

A Ladies Tea (Senior Class ladies only)   
Hosted by First Lady Dr. Robin Williams
 (Wear your favorite spring hat)

Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center, 2nd floor parlors 

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.)   


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

Alumni Stadium (overflow seating – watch on live screens from the MLK Student Center, 2nd floor parlorsPlease note that students will march into Alumni Stadium prior to 10 a.m.)