Timeline

Mar. 71: 30 - 5 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. 23 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 $50 late seating fee will be charged beginning April 1 through April 22.
Apr. 14 Last day to order a cap and gown $25 late rental fee will be assessed.
Apr. 21 

Commencement RSVP online seating request due. $50 late seating fee will be assessed through April 21.

Apr. 22 Seating requests after the April 21 deadline should be emailed to gcstudents@usm.edu.  A $100 very late seating fee will be assessed through Commencement day.
May 8 - 10Normal Business HoursCap and gown pick-up
Barnes and Noble @ Southern Miss Bookstore
May 119 a.m. - 12 p.m.Cap and Gown pick-up
Barnes & Noble @ Southern Miss Bookstore
May 12 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 noonGowns must be returned before leaving the coliseum

 

As the ceremony nears, please view the online rehearsal.