The Commencement live stream will be available starting at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday. Instructions and a link to view the ceremony will be sent to all graduates the week of the ceremony.
Friday, October 23, 2020
2 p.m.: Commencement Rehearsal, Dodd Auditorium in George Washington Hall
All degree candidates are encouraged to attend rehearsal. Students will meet in Dodd Auditorium for instructions then move to Jefferson Square for line up and process to Ball Circle. Rehearsal will conclude by 4:15 p.m. An instructional video will be made available in advance to all graduates.
9 p.m. – 12 a.m.: Graduation Ball, The Anderson Center
This formal event, sponsored by the Office of Student Activities and Engagement is for seniors and graduate students who are participating in the October celebration. Each graduate is offered a second ticket for a guest. Additional information about ticket distribution will be posted when available.
Saturday, October 24, 2020
8:15 a.m.: Candidates for Commencement line up around Jefferson Square.
Guests do not need tickets for Commencement. Guest seating at Ball Circle is not reserved and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. The field is handicapped accessible and opens at 7:00 am.
9 a.m.: The procession from Jefferson Square will begin promptly at 9 a.m.
The ceremony typically concludes by noon.