College of Arts & Sciences Commencement

College of Arts & Sciences Commencement

Saturday, May 18, 2024 ~ 10:00am

Koessler Athletic Center

Tickets are required for this Ceremony.

College of Arts & Sciences Undergraduate & Graduate Ceremony ~ 10:00am (procession begins at 9:45am)*

New for 2024, the commencement undergraduate and graduate ceremony for the College of Arts & Sciences will be combined. 

During this ceremony, President Steve K. Stoute will confer the degrees for our honorary degree recipient(s) and will confer the degrees for the undergraduate and master's candidates in the College of Arts & Sciences.  Each student will cross the stage and receive their diploma. The chosen commencement student speaker from the College of Arts & Sciences will address the students and guests.

Students graduating from the College of Arts & Sciences, honorees for this ceremony, and members of the platform party are to report to the Patrick Lee Center (Koessler Athletic Center) by 9:00am to prepare for their ceremony.

Guest seating begins at 9:00am for the College of Arts & Sciences ceremony.


Graduates and guests are welcome to park in any open and available lot on Commencement day. Please follow any and all state and local regulations for street parking, as well as for handicapped accessibility parking. Parking permits are not required to park in lots.  The Upper Koessler Lot will be closed but will be available for pick-up and drop-off for those with mobility issues.  Shuttle service will be available to and from most lots.  See the map below.


The College of Arts & Sciences ceremony will be livestreamed. The link to the ceremony will be made available on the day of your event.

*Schedule is subject to change

Commencement Student Speaker 2024

To be announced

Commencement Questions

For questions about applying for graduation contact Student Records and Financial Services at @email. For questions regarding the Ceremony, please email @email.