Timeline

Feb. 251:30 - 3:30 p.mGrad Fest
Sponsored by Barnes & Noble @ Southern Miss Bookstore
Hardy Hall, Gulf Park Campus, Long Beach.
Candidates can order caps and gowns, invitations, and other materials.
Mar. 24 Last day to order a cap and gown without paying a late fee.
Apr. 25 Commencement RSVP online seating request due. 
Click RSVP Seating to reserve seating.  Note:  RSVP Seating is now closed.  Candidates are asked to contact the Department of Student Services for seating arrangements.
May 6 - 89 a.m. - 6 p.m.Cap and gown pick-up
Barnes & Noble @ Southern Miss Bookstore
May 99 a.m.Student Commencement Rehearsal
Fleming Education Center Auditorium
Gulf Park Campus, Long Beach
 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.Cap and Gown pick-up
Barnes & Noble @ Southern Miss Bookstore
May 10 Commencement, Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi, Mississippi
 8:30 a.m.Students enter through the south coliseum entrance
Park in Lot A
Caps and gown available
 9 a.mStudent candidates line up for processional
 9:45 a.m.Student candidates processional line up complete
 10 a.m.Ceremony begins
 12 noonGowns must be returned before leaving the colieseum