Lineup Time for Degree Candidates

Note: 2016 times & locations subject to change.

Candidates must present themselves in cap and gown promptly at 8:45 a.m. on Friday, June 17, at the assembly points listed below. Assembly points are also indicated on the map in this section.

Candidates must plan to board the Commencement shuttle between 8:00 and 8:15 a.m. in order to arrive by lineup time deadline. Shuttle bus stops can be found on the shuttle map under "Directions and Maps" below.

Graduate School, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, and School of Professional Studies

  • Assemble in Trienens Hall, west of McGaw Memorial Hall

All Other Schools

  • Assemble under the east stands of Ryan Field, enter at Gate E.

University marshals will direct candidates to the appropriate line-up areas and lead the procession onto Ryan Field beginning at 9:30 a.m. Seats cannot be held for candidates who arrive late. There is no rehearsal prior to the ceremony. Graduates are asked to refrain from using mobile phones or other communication devices during the procession and ceremony. Complete assembly instructions are provided to candidates at the time of cap and gown distribution.