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Saturday, May 18, 2024 at 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 5:00 pm
Information regarding the number of tickets per graduate will be announced at a later date.
Additional guests are welcome to campus on graduation day and several alternate viewing options will be available for the live stream including the Academic Innovation Center Forum, and the Ronald K. and Kati C. Machtley Interfaith Center. The additional viewing areas do not require a ticket.
Class of 2024 undergraduate diplomas will be distributed to graduates after commencement ceremonies.
Baccalaureate Service – Friday, May 17, 2024 at 4 p.m.
The Baccalaureate service is an interfaith ceremony of thanksgiving for graduates, families, and friends, led by Bryant chaplains featuring music, readings, and reflection. Students do not wear a cap and gown during this.
President’s Reception – Friday, May 17, 2024 at 5 p.m.
President Gittell welcomes all graduates, families, and friends to this special reception for the Undergraduate Class of 2024. Honorary degree recipients, trustees, faculty members, and staff will also be in attendance. This is an opportunity for graduating seniors to informally gather with professors and other members of the Bryant community who have played a part in their education. The reception concludes at 6:30 p.m. to permit graduates and their families to enjoy dinner off campus.
Details regarding arrival time will be announced closer to Commencement.
COVID-19 guidelines and safety protocols will be announced closer to the event. For additional questions and information, please contact the commencement office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 401-232-6921
Reader cards are required to process and participate in the ceremony. They are used to call the graduate’s name on the day of the ceremony. Graduates will receive their reader card prior to commencement.
Bryant University will have the following special accommodations available at all commencement ceremonies:
- Assisted Listening Devices
- ASL Interpretation
- Wheelchair accessible seating and restrooms
- Accessible parking
For additional accommodations not listed above, please email email@example.com by April 19, 2024.
Yes. The university requires students to complete the application to graduate in Banner. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 5, 2024. For questions about applying to graduate, please reach out to the Registrar's Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information regarding student move out will be announced closer to Commencement. For specific questions regarding move out, please reach out to the Residential Life Office at email@example.com.