Instructions for Graduates


Rehearsal will take place under the tent in the rear of the West Campus at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 17. It is VERY IMPORTANT that you attend rehearsal. It should only take one hour if everyone comes on time. Following rehearsal, join us for a Backyard Bar-B-Que in the West Campus Cafeteria.


Commencement will remain on campus, rain or shine. Graduates will assemble at 3:45 p.m. May 18 in the first floor rooms on the West Campus. Your room assignments will be posted in the Main Atrium by major. The procession will begin at 4:30 p.m. SHARP.

Special Accommodations

If you have special needs, please contact M. Gigi Brayboy at or 203.857.7332.

Celebration Reception

We invite you and your guests to a reception under a tent on the West Campus immediately following the ceremony. We hope you will join us. Any questions may be directed to M. Gigi Brayboy at or 203.857.7332, or visit the Office of the Dean of Students, Room E-216.