Schedule

5:30 p.m. - Ph.D. candidates and their advisors should report to the Rialto Center for the Arts for line up

5:30 p.m. - Theater doors open to guests

6:30 p.m. - Student processional begins – All Ph.D. candidates and faculty advisors must be checked in

7:00 p.m. - Ceremony begins

Reception following Ceremony

Graduate Line Up

All candidates should report to the Rialto Center for the Arts for line up at 5:30 p.m.  Volunteers will be available to issue instructions to candidates about the procession. Ph.D. candidates will be lined up with their Faculty Advisor alphabetically by college. Each candidate may have only one advisor accompany them during the ceremony. Any candidate or faculty advisor arriving after the start of the processional will walk at the end of the processional line and must see a Commencement Marshal for placement.