Ceremony Assignment

2020 Ceremony Assignment

All undergraduate ceremonies are located in the Park Center Alumni Arena. Commencement takes place on Saturday, May 16, 2020.  Graduating students are assigned either the morning, afternoon or evening ceremony.

  • Bachelor’s Degree Ceremony A: 9:30 a.m.
  • Bachelor’s Degree Ceremony B: 2 p.m.
  • Bachelor’s Degree Ceremony C: 6 p.m.

Ceremony A: 9:30 a.m.

  • Childhood/Early Childhood Education
  • Communication Disorders and Sciences
  • English
  • Foundations and Social Advocacy
  • International Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies
  • School of Education - Selected Studies
  • Sociology/Anthropology

Ceremony B: 2 p.m.

  • Africana Studies
  • Art and Art History
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Kinesiology
  • Physics
  • Political Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Sport Management

Ceremony C: 6 p.m.

  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Health
  • History
  • Modern Languages
  • Performing Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • School of Professional Studies - Selected Studies

* Student ceremony assignments are based on the department of their primary major. Students may refer to the Student Information Summary available in the Student Links channel of myRedDragon to determine their primary and secondary major departments. 

Note: The assignment of departments to a particular ceremony will rotate each year however; ceremony assignments for departments also may vary depending on fluctuations in departmental enrollment. Departments will be assigned to a specific ceremony by Oct. 15 each academic year.


Attend rehearsal Friday, May 15, at 2:30 p.m. in the Park Center Alumni Arena. Instructions for the day of the ceremony, including line-up procedures, will be provided. All candidates for graduation are encouraged to attend. Rehearsal will last approximately 30 minutes.

Student Line-Up and Guest Tickets

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