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Commencement

Timeline

Marh 20 1: 00 - 5 p.m Grad 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.
March 22   Last day to order a cap and gown without paying a late rental fee.
Mar. 31   Last day to reserve a seat without paying a late seating fee.  A $100 late seating fee will be charged beginning April 1.
April 18   Commencement RSVP online seating request due. $100 late seating fee will be assessed.
Apr. 19  

Last day to order a cap and gown (in store) $25 late rental fee will be assessed.

Apr. 19   Seating requests after the April 18 deadline should be emailed to gcstudents@usm.edu.  A $100 very late seating fee will be assessed through Commencement day.
May 7 - 9 Normal Business Hours Cap and gown pick-up
Barnes and Noble @ Southern Miss Bookstore
May 10 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Cap and Gown pick-up
Barnes & Noble @ Southern Miss Bookstore
May 11   Commencement, Mississippi Coast Coliseum, Biloxi, Mississippi
  8:00 a.m. Students enter through the south coliseum entrance
Park in Lot 1
Caps and gown available
  9 a.m. Student candidates line up for processional
  9:45 a.m. Student candidates processional line up complete
  10 a.m. Ceremony begins
  12 noon Gowns must be returned before leaving the coliseum

 

As the ceremony nears, please view the online rehearsal.