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Intelligence plus character, that is the goal of true education.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
You have to believe in yourself. That's the secret of success.

Fall 2016 Commencement Ceremonies

Department Date & Time Location

Cameron School of Business

Watson College of Education

College of Health and Human Services

December 10, 9:30 a.m.

Trask Coliseum
College of Arts and Sciences December 10,  1 p.m. Trask Coliseum

Arrival Information for Commencement

Group Arrival Time Arrival Location
Graduates One hour prior to ceremony start time Hanover Gym
Guests Doors open one hour prior to ceremony start time Trask Coliseum
Faculty 30 minutes prior to ceremony start time Trask Coliseum, Room 119
Volunteers 1.5 hours prior to ceremony start time Assigned at Volunteer Meeting

Official Ceremony DVD

DVD order forms are available through the Office of Alumni Relations in the graduation program that will be distributed at Commencement or you can purchase the Official Ceremony DVD online.

Commencement DVD's are sold within 60 days from the date of graduation. DVDs are only available 60 days after the date of Commencement. To inquire about the availability of DVDs after 60 days, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at or at 910.962.2682. Commencement DVDs ordered online or by check will be shipped within 12 weeks of the date of Commencement.