Fall Commencement (December)

The Fall ceremony is held in Decker Gym.  All guests are required to have a ticket. Seating is based on a first-come first-serve basis.  Commencement begins at 11am; Doors open at 9:30 am.


Spring Commencement (May)

The Spring ceremony is held outdoors in the Van Norman Stadium. Guests do not need tickets. Seating  is available on a first-come first-serve basis.  Gates open at 8:30 a.m.

If forecasted weather conditions warrant a change of plans for an outdoor Commencement event, the President will make the announcement on Wednesday to move the ceremony indoors to Decker Gym. Information will be posted on the Commencement website. If the ceremony is moved to Decker Gym, each graduate is limited to 4 guest tickets. Requests for extra tickets cannot be honored due to limited seating.