Undergraduate Ceremony Instructions
Commencement, an important day for you, your family and friends, is rapidly approaching. Below you will find ceremony instructions. Graduates and their families and friends are encouraged to leave ample time to arrive at Gill Center. Bachelor’s degree candidates should arrive at Baker Memorial Chapel no later than 1 p.m. By tradition, the commencement ceremony is a formal, dignified event to honor the academic achievement of you and your classmates. To help preserve the decorum of the event, we kindly request that you exercise etiquette appropriate to the occasion. As a courtesy to your fellow graduates, you are requested to stay until the conclusion of the ceremony.
Special Arrangements for Persons with disabilities (e.g., those who are deaf or hard of hearing, or in wheelchairs) must be requested in advance. Reserved seating will be made available to guests with disabilities (and one additional guest). These guests will need special tickets, in addition to the general admission tickets, to be seated in the reserved section. Requests must be received no later than May 1, 2022. Please note: We are unable to provide childcare for this event.