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Graduating students should check their Belmont email for important deadlines, graduation announcements, commencement week activities, and graduation ceremony tickets.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Life Beyond the Tower
Office of Student Engagement & Leadership Development (SELD)
Graduating seniors are invited back to the Tower to participate in Life Beyond the Tower, a unique Belmont tradition to celebrate the start of a new chapter in your lives. Please join the Office of Student Engagement & Leadership Development (SELD) around the Bell Tower at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4th for a ceremony as we prepare for Life Beyond the Tower.

Friday, May 6, 2016

Graduation Rehearsal at 8:15 a.m. - Curb Event Center
Rehearsal is for all degree candidates participating in the morning or afternoon graduation ceremony. Rehearsal will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.

Baccalaureate Ceremony at 1:00 p.m. - Curb Event Center
Office of Spiritual Development
Undergraduate and graduate degree candidates, family, guests, faculty and staff will gather to begin Spring Commencement activities with this celebratory event. Candidates arrive in cap and gown for ceremony processional at 12:00 p.m. Baccalaureate is not a ticketed event. Contact the Office of Spiritual Development with questions.

University Graduation Reception on the Lawn
A reception immediately following Baccalaureate is sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations and hosted by President and Mrs. Fisher for graduates, family, guests, faculty and staff.

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Tickets are required for family and guests attending a May 2016 graduation ceremony.

Morning Graduation Ceremony at 9:30 a.m. - Curb Event Center

Candidates arrive in cap and gown by 8:30 a.m. to immediately report for the ceremony processional line up. Arena doors open at 8:30 a.m. for general admission seating.

  • Jack C. Massey College of Business (Bachelors and Masters)
  • Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business
  • College of Sciences and Mathematics
  • College of Visual and Performing Arts (Masters only)

Afternoon Graduation Ceremony at 2:30 p.m. - Curb Event Center

Candidates arrive in cap and gown by 1:30 p.m. to immediately report for the ceremony processional line up. Arena doors open at 1:30 p.m. for general admission seating.

  • Gordon E. Inman College of Health Sciences and Nursing (Bachelors and Masters)
  • College of Law
  • College of Liberal Art and Social Sciences (Bachelors and Masters)
  • College of Pharmacy
  • College of Theology and Christian Ministry
  • College of Visual and Performing Arts (Bachelors only)

    



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