Academics

Commencement 2015

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Congratulations Graduates!

Alcorn State University will hold its 2015 Commencement on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. in the Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex at Alcorn State University. The decorum of this occasion dictates that certain formalities are observed. Therefore, we ask that all candidates and guests respect the importance and dignity of this occasion.

 

Commencement Events and Locations

Monday, April 27, 2015

6:30 p.m. School of Agriculture, Research, Extension, and Applied Sciences Congratulatory Ceremony, Research & Extension Complex Ray Johnson Auditorium

 

 

Monday, May 4, 2015

8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Cap & Gown Pick-Ups, James L. Bolden Campus Union Multipurpose Room (Old Bookstore) 

 

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Cap & Gown Pick-Ups, James L. Bolden Campus Union Multipurpose Room (Old Bookstore) 

2:00 p.m. School of Arts and Sciences Congratulatory Ceremony, James L. Bolden Campus Union Ballroom




Wednesday, May 6, 2015

8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Cap & Gown Pick-Ups, James L. Bolden Campus Union Multipurpose Room (Old Bookstore)  

2:00 p.m. School of Education and Psychology Teacher Induction Ceremony, Oakland Memorial Chapel

5:00 p.m. Graduate Studies Reception, Clinton Bristow, Jr. Dining Facility Gold Room 



Thursday, May 7, 2015

8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Cap & Gown Pick-Ups, James L. Bolden Campus Union Multipurpose Room (Old Bookstore)  

1:00 p.m. School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony, Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex 

5:00 p.m. School of Business Pinning Ceremony, Clinton Bristow, Jr. Dining Facility Gold Room


Friday, May 8, 2015

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Cap & Gown Pick-Ups, James L. Bolden Campus Union Multipurpose Room (Old Bookstore)

10:00 a.m. ROTC Commissioning Ceremony, Oakland Memorial Chapel

4:00 p.m. Commencement Rehearsal, Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex

 

Saturday, May 9, 2015

6:30 a.m. Commencement Line-up, Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex

8:05 a.m. Commencement Line of March, Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex

8:30 a.m. 2015 Commencement, Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex

Our 2015 Graduates

The site contains an unofficial list of candidates for graduation on May 9, 2015, and a list of graduates who completed degrees in December 2014. The list of May graduates is accurate as possible. However, because of deadlines, names of some degree recipients may not appear, while names of degree candidates may appear even though they have not completed their degree requirements.

The University's official registry for conferral of degrees is the Office of the Registrar, 1000 ASU Drive #420, Lorman, MS 39096.

Prospective Undergraduates

Prospective Graduates

 

 

Handicapped Accommodations

Special seating will be designated for your guests with special needs for Commencement. Due to limited seating, graduates are limited to one adult to accompany your guest. Please make these arrangements with your family and friends before the ceremony. Ushers will be available to escort your special needs guest to the designated seating area.

 

 

Parking

Graduates should allow extra travel time to arrive on campus for the line-up and ceremony. Parking has been designated for graduates and Campus Police will be available to direct you to the assigned areas.

 

 

General Information

Caps and Gowns


  • Bachelor and Master Graduates - The tassel is to be worn on the right hand side. During the ceremony you will be instructed to move the tassel to the left hand side.
  • Gown Return - After the Commencement Ceremony, graduates will return gowns to Ticket Booth 13 which is adjacent to the parking lot of the Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex.

Line-up

Graduates should plan to check-in on graduation day at the designated time for the line of march. Download the Commencement Day map for more details.

Graduation Plan Downstairs

Graduation Plan Upstairs

 

Help Desk

To assist with issues and concerns that may arise during Commencement, please visit the Help Desk located at the ticket booth on the outside of the Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex.

 

Overflow Areas

Due to limited seating in the Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex, alternate sites will be available to seat family, guests, and friends. The designated locations are the Research & Extension Complex Ray Johnson Auditorium, E. E. Simmons (Old Gym), and the James L. Bolden Campus Union Ballroom. The 2015 Commencement can also be viewed online at www.alcorn.edu with a live stream beginning 15 minutes before the ceremony for family and friends unable to attend.

For additional information, please visit the links Message from the Provost, About Commencement, and Commencement Committee. Please share this website with your family and friends.