Ceremony Information

The ceremony is approximately one hour in length.  Degree candidates and guests are asked to remain for the entire ceremony.

Seating of guests will be on a first-come, first-served basis.  The doors will be open to the public approximately one hour before the exercises are scheduled to begin.  Guests should enter the coliseum through the west entrance.

On Saturday, May 9, 2015 candidates should arrive at 9 a.m. to line up for the student processional.  All students must be in line by 9:45 a.m.  Candidates should enter through the south entrance.  No candidate can be seated after the ceremony begins.

A brief student rehearsal will be held on Friday, May 8, 2015, at 9 a.m. at the Hardy Hall Ballroom, Gulf Park Campus. 

All candidates for graduation with physical disabilities may contact the Office for Disability Accommodations (ODA) at 601.266.5024 or 228.214.3232.  Individuals with hearing impairments:  ODA's TTY number is 601.266.6837 or students may use the Mississippi Relay Service at 1.800.582.2233.