Commencement 2016

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Congratulations Prospective Graduates!

Congratulations on being a prospective graduate from Alcorn State University! Please note an important change to Commencement for the class of 2016. This year’s Commencement Exercises will be held Saturday, May 7. Beginning at 8:00 a.m., Commencement Exercises for the School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business and Graduate Studies will be held. Beginning at 1:00 p.m., Commencement Exercises for the School of Agriculture, Research, Extension and Applied Sciences, School of Education and Psychology, School of Nursing and the Golden Class will be held. Both ceremonies with take place in the Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex at Alcorn State University.

You are encouraged to visit this website often for updates, submit your Application for Degree as early as possible, meet with your academic advisor, and other important steps towards your graduation.

Again, congratulations and we look forward to celebrating this new academic milestone with you May 7!


Ordering Your Cap & Gown

Prospective graduates may place an order for cap & gown on this webpage by clicking the Cap & Gown Order Form link in the right panel.  You may also visit the James L. Bolden Campus Union Multi-purpose Room from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the days listed below to place your order. 

Tuesday, January 26

Tuesday, February 9

Tuesday, March 8

The deadline to place an order online or in person is March 8. THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS.