The rainy weather did not dampen the spirit of this momentous celebration — Congratulations to the Class of 2024!

Photo by Ed Mailliard

Commencement At-A-Glance

Date & Time

May 11, 2024 at 2:00 pm


David  V. Wise Center (Ticketed)

Due to the inclement weather predicted, we will be holding Commencement inside the David V. Wise Center at 2 p.m. All guests should present a ticket to be admitted to the Wise Center.

Open viewing is also available in Shafer Auditorium in the Campus Center, which provides comfortable seating and a big-screen showing of the ceremony.

The All-College Departmental Reception following the ceremony will also be in the Campus Center.

Watch Live

The ceremony will be live-streamed for family and friends not able to attend in person. Please return to this website on May 11.

Tickets: this information is subject to change.

Tickets are required if the Commencement ceremony is held indoors. Students walking in Commencement will receive five (5) tickets. The ceremony will be simulcast in Shafer Auditorium for friends and family who do not have a ticket; Shafer provides comfortable seating and big-screen viewing of the ceremony.

Ticket pick-up:
ID’s required; tickets will be issued directly to the graduating student. Students must complete the First Destination Survey prior to picking up their tickets.
Monday, May 6 through Thursday, May 9
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Campus Center Lobby

January graduates who will not be on campus during Senior Week, are able to pick up their tickets after noon on Commencement Day at the Box Office in the Campus Center Lobby.


For directions to campus or information on local accommodations, visit our Visitor’s Center website.


All parking lots will be in use for Commencement.


All available Commencement information can be found on this web page. If you don’t find what you are looking for or have additional questions, please contact Conference and Event Services at 814-332-3101 or