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Commencement

Schedule

Commencement activities TAKE PLACE Friday and Saturday

commencement photo

Friday, May 8, 2015

Multicultural recognition ceremony

Prothro Room, A. Frank Smith, Jr. Library Center
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

GRADUATE ROBE DISTRIBUTION

Walzel Courts, Corbin J. Robertson Center
3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

phi beta kappa induction ceremony

McCombs Ballrooms, Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Lavender graduation

Prothro Lobby and Atrium
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Dinner

Mabee Commons, Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center
5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

BACCALAUREATE WORSHIP SERVICE

Lois Perkins Chapel
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

president’S RECEPTION

Bishops Lounge
8:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

ROBING FOR GRADUATES

Walzel Courts, Corbin J. Robertson Center
9:00 - 9:45 a.m.

COMMENCEMENT CONVOCATION

Robertson Court, Corbin J. Robertson Center
10:00 a.m. - Noon

CLASS OF 2015 GROUP PHOTO

John N. Score Quadrangle
Noon - 12:10 p.m.

reception with the faculty

Bishops Lounge
12:10 p.m.

commencement lunch

Mabee Commons, Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center
11:30 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

ROBE RETURN (OPTIONAL)

Corbin J. Robertson Center Lounge
12:10 - 1:00 p.m.

Tickets allotted to graduates will be determined in mid February and will be based on the total number of graduates. Visit Where to Stay for a list of local accommodations. Contact the University Events Office at (512) 863-1483 or 800-960-6363 with questions pertaining to Commencement.