Commencement 2018

2018 Commencement FAQs

Which ceremony do I attend?

Undergraduates and graduates of the Ammon College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and the School of Engineering, Science, & Technology will participate in the morning ceremony.
Undergraduate and graduate students from the School of Business and the School of Education and Professional Studies will participate in the afternoon ceremony.

What are the start times for each ceremony?

Morning ceremony – Students are asked to arrive at the XL Center at 8 a.m. The procession will begin promptly at 9 a.m.
Afternoon ceremony - Students are asked to arrive at the XL Center at 2 p.m. The procession will begin promptly at 3 p.m.

What is the expected run-time for each ceremony?

We estimate that each ceremony, from procession to recession, will run about 2.5 hours.

How many guests can I bring?

No tickets are needed! It is open seating, so the best seats go first.

Who will be eligible to participate in the Spring 2018 Commencement?

Existing undergraduate and graduate policies remain. Individual student notification will be sent to your CCSU email account from the Registrar (for undergraduates) and from the Office of Graduate Studies (for master's and doctoral students) on a rolling basis starting in mid-March.

How will the Winter Ceremony work? Who will be eligible to participate?

Policies for the Winter Ceremony will be reviewed during the start of the Spring 2018 semester with the intent of notifying students of any needed revisions in a timely manner.