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May 2017 Commencement Ceremony

Belmont University honors its graduating class during commencement ceremonies each semester. The Office of the Provost coordinates commencement activities for the institution in conjunction with the Office of the Registrar. Participation in commencement exercises at Belmont University is reserved for students who have met all degree requirements. Students who are unsure whether they have fulfilled all requirements for graduation should contact their academic advisor or the dean's office in their school as soon as possible.

May 2017 Commencement

Graduation is Saturday, May 6, 2017 in the Curb Event Center. Degree candidates will attend the ceremony corresponding to their primary major within their respective college.

Graduation is a ticketed event. Each degree candidate may reserve up to 6 tickets for his or her respective ceremony.  Information about ticket reservation and distribution will be announced in late January.


Morning Ceremony 9:30 a.m.

 Jack C. Massey College of Business

  • Bachelor candidates (including Business Administration Adult Degree Program candidates)
  • Master candidates 

Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business

  • Bachelor candidates

College of Sciences & Mathematics

  • Bachelor candidates 

College of Theology & Christian Ministry 

  • Bachelor candidates (including Ministry Adult Degree Program candidates)

University College/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Liberal Studies
  • Public Relations Management

    Please note: Candidates in the following Adult Degree Programs will participate in the ceremony with their college major.  

    Business Administration Adult Degree candidates will participate with Jack C. Massey College of Business

    Ministry Adult Degree candidates will participate with College of Theology & Christian Ministry

    Nursing, & Social Work Adult Degree candidates will participate with Gordon E. Inman College of Health Sciences & Nursing

Afternoon Ceremony 2:30 p.m.

Gordon E. Inman College of Health Sciences & Nursing

  • Bachelor candidates (including Nursing and Social Work Adult Degree Program candidates)
  • Master candidates
  • Doctoral candidates

College of Liberal Art & Social Sciences

  • Bachelor candidates 
  • Master candidates

College of Visual & Performing Arts 

  • Bachelor candidates
  • Master candidates

College of Law

  • Doctoral candidates

College of Pharmacy 

  • Doctoral candidates

December  2016 Commencement Ceremony (WATCH THE RECORDED CEREMONY)

Friends and family are invited to view the commencement ceremonies on the Belmont home page.