Graduate Ceremony

We look forward to celebrating the Class of 2022 on Thursday, May 19. Please continue to visit this page for information and updates as planning evolves.

4:00 p.m.
Graduate School Procession Line-up

5:00 p.m.
Graduate School Commencement
Main Commencement Tent

  • The commencement tent will open at 4:00 P.M. Guests are asked to be seated by 4:30 p.m. The procession will begin at 4:45 p.m. The ceremony will start at 5:00 p.m. and should last for approximately one hour.
  • Tickets are not required for this ceremony and all graduates and guests are welcome to attend.

6:00 p.m.
Graduate School Reception
Heidi and Walter Stepan Grand Hall

  • President Gittell welcomes all graduates, families, and friends to this special reception for the Graduate Class of 2022. Refreshments will be served, and a cash bar will be available.

For additional questions and information, please contact the Graduate Programs office at or 401-232-6230.