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Schedule - Class of 2024 Afternoon Ceremony

Bachelor's Degree Ceremony

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Saturday, May 11, 2024 at 4 p.m.


2 p.m.  Parking lots open for graduates and guests

  • Graduate parking is in Lot 6
  • Guest parking in Lots 3, 4 or 5 with overflow in Lot 22
  • ADA parking recommended in Lot 5: a handicap placard is required to park vehicles in designated handicap parking spaces

2:30 p.m.  Graduates report to assembly area

  • Assembly area entry is through gate E4, Putnam Club. Those requiring accessibility access can enter through E3, Dell Technology entrance.

2:30 p.m.  Stadium gates open

  • Primary gate for guests is Ticketmaster Gate
  • Overflow will enter through the CVS Health Gate
  • ADA entrance will be E2 EMC Suite

3 p.m.  All Graduates must be checked in at assembly area for line-up.*

3:30 p.m.  Processional route closes

3:35 p.m.  Graduates begin processing

3:50 p.m.  Faculty procession begins

3:55 p.m.  Platform Party procession to stage begins

4 p.m.  Ceremony begins

6:30 p.m.  Approximate ceremony end time

*Check-in begins 90 minutes prior to ceremony time.  All graduates must be checked in one hour prior to their ceremony start time.  If a graduate is late for check-in, they will not walk with their major and may be placed at the end of the processional.