Class of 2017 Commencement

The Commencement tent opens at 7:30 a.m. Guests are asked to be seated by 9:15 a.m.The procession of graduates begins at 9:30 a.m.; the ceremony begins at 10 and concludes at approximately 1:30 P.M.

We ask that everyone remain seated in the tent until the ceremony concludes. For safety and comfort of all guests we ask that you remain seated at all times while in the tent. The tent provides protection from the elements but not from temperature, so please dress accordingly.

Additional guests are welcome to campus on graduation day and several viewing options are available. The entire ceremony is broadcast live on Channels 71 and 73 of the Bryant Cable System and can be seen on any campus television, including rooms in the residence halls and townhouses. Commencement can also be viewed live online. Bryant provides viewing locations in several large venues on campus, including the Rotunda, Janikies Theatre, and the lobby of Hall 16.

Saturday, May 20 at 10:00am to 1:30pm

Main Tent behind Fisher Center

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