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University Commencement

Fall 2020 Graduates

Although the university anticipates celebrating your accomplishment in-person, plans are subject to change due to the unpredictable nature of COVID-19. Watch your Belmont email account for more graduation related announcements throughout the semester. Graduates will be contacted by their college with additional details about their specific ceremony.

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2020
10:00 a.m. Ceremonies
Jack C. Massey College of Business - Curb Event Center
  • Watch the event livestream
  • Bachelor candidates (including Bachelor of Business Administration Adult Degree Program candidates)
  • Master candidates
College of Sciences and Mathematics - Massey Performing Arts Center
College of Theology and Christian Ministry - Gabhart Chapel
University College and Interdisciplinary Programs - Gabhart Chapel
  • Watch the event livestream
  • Bachelor candidates (Liberal Studies and Public Relations Management Adult Degree Program candidates)

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

2:30 p.m.
 Ceremony
Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business - Curb Event Center

4:00 p.m.
 Ceremonies
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences - Massey Performing Arts Center
School of Education - Gabhart Chapel

7:00 p.m.
 Ceremony
Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business - Curb Event Center

 
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2020
4:00 p.m. Ceremonies
Gordon E. Inman College of Health Sciences and Nursing - Curb Event Center
  • Watch the event livestream
  • Bachelor candidates (including Nursing and Social Work Adult Degree Program candidates)
  • Master candidates
  • Doctoral candidates
College of Music and Performing Arts - Massey Performing Arts Center
Watkins College of Art - Ayers 4th Floor Conference Space

 

Graduation 'To Do' Checklist 

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Diplomas, Caps & Gowns 

  • Your diplomas and honor cords, (honor cords are for eligible bachelors candidates) will be mailed directly to you in December.
  • For questions about diplomas and honor cords, email graduation@belmont.edu.
  • Caps, gowns, and hoods, (hoods are for masters and doctoral candidates) may be picked up November 16th-20th.
  • Pick up hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Foutch Alumni House.
  • For questions regarding cap and gown orders, email Stephanie Elder at stephanie.elder@belmont.edu
  • Degree candidates will receive additional communications from the Office of Alumni Relations in the coming weeks.


University Policy: Caps and Gowns are to be worn as distributed by the university. Graduates are NOT permitted to wear altered or decorated caps and gowns. Please present your Belmont ID to pick up your cap and gown. .

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Celebrate on Social
Send us photos of you in your caps and gowns so we can celebrate you on Belmont’s social media platforms. Email photos to socialmedia@belmont.edu or use the hashtag #BelmontGrad20 on Instagram or Twitter.

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Welcome to Belmont's Alumni Association 
As a new Belmont University graduate, you join a distinguished group of fellow alumni and enjoy valuable resources and benefits. Look for an email soon with additional details from Belmont’s Office of Alumni Relations and an invitation to be a part of the Senior Class Gift.