Information for the Day of Your Ceremony

CEREMONY INSTRUCTIONS

  • NO REHEARSAL WILL BE CONDUCTED FOR THIS CEREMONY.
  • To ensure a graduate's place in the procession, participants should arrive no less than one hour before the ceremony begins. 
  • Ushers will provide directions to the student line-up area.
  • This will allow graduates time to find their alphabetical standing by school, degree and major along the concourse of Ferrell Center before entering the arena floor where they will be seated following the procession.

GRADUATE ATTIRE

  • Graduates will be expected to walk thru the metal detectors at the Ferrell Center with their gowns open.
  • Graduates should not wear blue jeans, shorts, t-shirts or flip-flops.

NO SELFIES ON STAGE

  • Please do not attempt to take a photograph with the President.
  • This request is made out of consideration for all graduates and in the interest of keeping the ceremony moving as quickly as possible.