Commencement - Schedule

2022 Commencement Weekend Information

Friday, May 13, 2022

5 - 5:30 p.m. GU Choir Concert
Whitlock Music Center, watch livestream here

6 p.m. Class of 2022 Photo
Library Steps
(Rain location: Whitlock Music Center) 

6:15 p.m. Line-up for Ivy Cutting
Student Union
(Rain location: Crum Rec Center 

6:30 p.mIvy Cutting Ceremony 
This is a silent ceremony for traditional students that symbolizes the end of the students' university life together. Graduating students, please wear your cap and gown.
Scott Field
(Rain location:H.J. Long Gymnasium)

7:15 p.m. Line-up for Baccalaureate
Faculty – East side of Whitlock Music Center
Students – North side of Whitlock Music Center (facing East)

7:30 p.m. Baccalaureate 
Whitlock Music Center, watch livestream here

Baccalaureate is a farewell address in the form of a sermon delivered to the graduating class. All graduating undergraduate and graduate students and their families are welcome.

8:00 p.m. Dessert Reception
Dining Commons
This event is open to all

Saturday, May 14, 2022
OUTDOOR PLAN IS ON AS SCHEDULED

8:30 a.m. - Open seating begins 
Hogue Lawn
We are limiting seating to four guests per graduate. Additional seating will be made available in the back and in the Dining Commons
(Rain location: Whitlock Music Center with two guests; Overflow seating in Dining Commons)

9 a.m. - Student Line-up - Side Walk
Sidewalk parallel to H.J. Long (facing West)
(Rain location: Whitlock Main Hallway, enter from Southside)

9:15 a.m. - Faculty Line-up 
Outside Snyder Hall (facing South)
(Rain location: Marston Hall)

10 a.m. - Commencement Ceremony - all students 
Hogue Lawn,
watch livestream here
This event is for all graduating students and their guests. 
(Rain Location: Whitlock Music Center with two guests; Overflow seating in Dining Commons)