Graduation Arrival and Line-Up
ALL graduation candidates are required to check-in at the Citizens Business Bank arena as follows:
-12:45 pm for the Traditional Undergraduate Commencement
-5:45 pm for the Graduate and Online and Professional Studies Commencement
Note: Graduation candidates should plan to arrive at the arena 15 minutes before check-in to give time to park and walk.
Please enter through the loading dock entrance.
Graduates should come dressed in their regalia and ready for the ceremony. Whatever the graduates bring with them will have to be carried during the ceremony.
Upon arrival Graduates will receive:
- Walking Card
- Honors cords, Great Commission Stoles, AX cords and KME cords.
- Dressing assistance as needed
- Commencement Ceremony Instructions
- Pre-ordered Leis
Candidates receiving their Bachelors degrees will be lined up by school and may sit by any graduating student within their respective school**. A complete listing of schools/divisions is shown below:
- College of Allied Health
- School of Architecture
- College of Arts and Science
- School of Behavioral Sciences
- School of Business
- School of Christian Ministries
- School of Education
- School of Engineering
- School of Music
- School of Nursing
- Division of Online and Professional Studies
**Masters Candidates will be seated with other students receiving the same degree within their respective schools.