Graduation: Medallions, Commencement & Ceremony

Close up of a graduation cap and a certificate with a ribbon

Congratulations to our graduates! We are very proud of you!

These are just a few friendly reminders


  • If you are attending the luncheon at the Knicely Center this Friday, you will receive the medallions & certificates then
  • If you are not attending the luncheon, you will need to pick it up this Friday either before 10am or 2-4.30pm (the Honors College is closed 10am-2pm for the luncheon)
  • Please note that we will not have medallions to give you at graduation
  • Also, please note that you need to complete the Honors College Graduation Survey before you can pick up your medallion


  •  We will be in the auxiliary gyms
  • Please look for one of us or one of the Marshalls (they all wear red robes)
  • When you enter the gym, you will go to the front of the commencement line behind your College Banner

Order of line-up

  • Graduate students (they will be easy to spot because they will have their hoods already on)
  • Undergraduate Scholars
  • Honors College graduates
  • Honors Program graduates
  • Honors in the Major Graduates
  • The rest of the your college’s undergraduate students will line up behind you
  • If you have someone you would like to sit with who is not in the Honors College, line up at the back of the Honors College line and have them stand right behind you so you are all together
  • We will be there to help you, as will the Marshalls, if you have any questions or concerns


  • You should be in your gym one hour to 45 minutes before the start of the ceremony
  • The ceremony starts at 9:30, 2 pm, and 6 pm and the colleges will leave the gym prior to their commencement start times – you will not be able to line up at 9.30 or 2 or 6

Your ceremony is determined by the college of your first major

  • Potter College of Arts and Letters & University College: 9.30am
  • College of Health and Human Services & Gordon Ford College of Business: 2pm
  • Ogden College of Science and Engineering & College of Education and Behavioral Sciences: 6pm
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