Commencement is the ceremony held by the University for students who are expected to have successfully completed all of their graduation requirements by the end of the semester. The Commencement ceremony celebrates the academic achievements of these students. Candidates do not receive their diplomas during the Commencement ceremony. There are only two Commencement ceremonies a year, one at the end of the fall semester, and one at the end of the spring semester.

The Spring 2022 Commencement ceremonies will recognize Spring 2022 graduates. Both doctoral and master's hooding will take place during the Commencement ceremonies.

Ceremony Information

Location: Patriot Plaza (Rain or Shine)

Dates & Times: 


If you have questions regarding Commencement, please contact  

Current students looking for graduation and diploma information may visit the Graduation page.