Graduate Ceremony


We look forward to celebrating the Class of 2024 on Thursday, May 16. 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 2024.

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