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Spring Commencement 2020

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46 days, 15 hours, 21 minutes, and 29 seconds

The Spring Commencement Exercise will be held Saturday, May 2 at 8:30 a.m. in the Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex on the Lorman campus.

Prospective graduates must place orders for their cap and gown online at www.alcorn.edu/commencement. To pick up your regalia, and participate in Commencement, you must be cleared by selected institutional offices.

Students meeting all degree requirements without holds are considered clear for graduation. Bursar, Financial Aid, Housing, Library, Campus Police, Student Affairs, etc. will review the graduation list and affix graduation holds on any degree candidate with unresolved fines, fees, or holds. No student will graduate or receive a degree/transcript with a hold on the student’s account. "Only those students who have completed all requirements for their degree will be allowed to participate in the commencement ceremony."

Overflow seating will be available in the Ray Johnson Auditorium and the James L. Bolden Campus Union Ballroom on a first-come, first-served basis and is subject to capacity. Guests will be able to watch the Commencement ceremony Streamed LIVE at each location, or from their mobile or electronic device(s). However, you are encouraged to arrive early to secure a place in the designated locations.

The Commencement link will be used as your resources page for upcoming details regarding the commencement ceremonies. We invite you to apply for admission to graduate and/or professional school(s) and especially Alcorn State University Graduate Programs.

Important Dates & Deadlines!

EVENT DATE LOCATION
Cap and Gown Online Form Opens Tues., Feb. 25
Online
Last Day for Submitting Graduate/Undergraduate Application for Degree for Spring 2020 Commencement
$100 Graduation Fee Applies
Mon., Mar. 16

Onsite Cap & Gown measurements have been postponed.
Tues., Mar. 17
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Internet Lab 2nd Floor
Campus Union

Onsite Cap & Gown measurements have been postponed.

Fri., Mar. 20
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Internet Lab 2nd Floor
Campus Union

Last Day to Place Order for Cap and Gown

Mon., Mar. 23

Online

Onsite Cap & Gown measurements have been postponed.

Tues., Mar. 24
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Internet Lab 2nd Floor
Campus Union

Rehearsal Fri., May 1
3 p.m.
Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex
Spring Commencement Ceremony Sat., May 2
8:30 a.m.
Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex