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Main Ceremony

The Main Ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 13 at 2 pm to include candidates receiving Bachelor degrees from the School of Arts and Sciences, Jepson School of Leadership Studies and the E. Claiborne Robins School of Business. 

The Main Ceremony will be held at the Robins Center Arena.

Tickets are required for this event and will be distributed beginning April 24. The number of tickets will be determined at a later date.

The Main Ceremony is anticipated to last approximately three hours. 

Below you will find information regarding receptions and other events related to the Main Ceremony. This list will be updated as events are confirmed.

Friday, May 11

Senior Celebration

University Forum 

9 p.m. - 1 a.m.

A casual, fun event for the entire family to celebrate with friends. With DJ music as a backdrop, under a tent on the University Forum introductions to friends are made, singing, dancing, and simply seeing each other creates an atmosphere of excitement to begin the Class of 2018 graduation weekend events. The dress is casual and comfortable.

Saturday, May 12

Arts and Sciences Graduation Reception
Tyler Haynes Commons; Alice Haynes Room
3 - 5 p.m.


Robins School of Business Senior Wine and Cheese
Queally Hall
4 - 6 p.m.

Sunday, May 13

Baccalaureate Ceremony
The Robins Center,
10 a.m.
Graduates and their families are invited to this inter-religious celebration of the senior class, including student speakers and musicians.

Graduation Buffet
Heilman Dining Center, 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Enjoy a delicious brunch with your family and fuel up for the main ceremony. View Menu.

Main Commencement Ceremony
The Robins Center, 2 p.m.
Celebrate the achievements of our senior class and hear an inspiring speech by Sheila Johnson, who will deliver this year's Commencement address. For more information, visit our frequently asked questions page or learn about accessibility for parking, seating, and closed captioning.