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Message to December 2014 Graduates

Commencement ceremonies will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2014.  Graduates from the 1st Summer term, the 2nd Summer term, and candidates for graduation from the Fall 2014 term may participate in the December ceremonies.


Tickets WILL BE required for guests attending the December ceremonies in Halton Arena.  Candidates for graduation will be eligible to pick up seven (7) Commencement tickets for their ceremony.  In late September, candidates for graduation will receive an email (to their email account) with additional information about the ceremonies and tickets. Candidates for graduation will also receive an email in mid-November advising them if extra tickets are available after the initial distribution is completed.


Each ceremony will last approximately 2 hours.

10 a.m. Ceremony

Undergraduate and Graduate Students for:

  • College of Arts + Architecture
  • Belk College of Business
  • College of Computing and Informatics
  • The William States Lee College of Engineering
  • College of Health and Human Services

3 p.m. Ceremony

Undergraduate and Graduate Students for:

  • College of Education
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences


Student I.D. Card – On Commencement day, undergraduate and masters candidates should bring their student I.D. card to check in and receive their name card for lineup.  Please have your I.D. card in your hand and ready for scanning as you enter the building.  (Doctoral candidates will not need to bring their I.D. card or pick up a name card.)


  1. Streaming – We will stream live video of each ceremony over the Internet.  Details will be posted on the Commencement website ( approximately one week before Commencement.  We suggest that you read the directions prior to the actual time of the event and test your connection.
  2. Channel 22 – For those in the Charlotte area, a live broadcast of each ceremony will be shown on Time Warner Cable – Channel 22.

If you have questions or need additional information, email


Important Announcements

Be sure to bring your student ID to check-in on Commencement Day.


The ceremonies will be streamed live on the Internet at:

  • The Saturday, December 13th morning ceremony broadcast will begin at 10 a.m.
  • The Saturday, December 13th afternoon ceremony broadcast will begin at 3 p.m.