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Commencement has been moved to Lloyd Noble Center, 2900 S. Jenkins Ave.

Inclement Weather Plan

The University-Wide Commencement ceremony will take place at the Lloyd Noble Center (2900 S. Jenkins Avenue). Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.


  • Report to Lloyd Noble Center at the upper-level entrances at 6:00 p.m.
  • No graduate processional will be held at Lloyd Noble Center.
  • Go directly to the designated seating locations (Maps and Diagrams).
  • Graduates and faculty needing accessible parking or accessible services should park and enter at the southeast entrance to check in with the Accessible Services staff members.


  • Report to Lloyd Noble Center south tunnel at 6:00 p.m.
  • Proceed directly to floor seating.


  • Guests may enter Lloyd Noble Center beginning at 5:30 p.m. through any of the upper-level entrances.
  • Guest seating is located in the upper level.

Frequently Asked Questions

Updates regarding the location of Commencement will be posted in the following locations:

Tickets are not required for Commencement. However, seating is limited at the Lloyd Noble Center. Graudation candidates, faculty and guests are encouraged to arrive early.


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