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Class of 2019 Commencement Week Information

Description of Events
Cap and Gown distribution all week 5/20 thru 5/24  
(must complete all surveys before picking up) 
Office of Student and Academic Services 
Monday, May 20, 2019

Senior Celebration  (By invitation only)
6:30-7:30pm -Cash Bar w/hot and cold appetizers 
7:30-8:00pm Award Ceremony and dinner with carving stations 
8:00-10:30pm  DJ and dancing

Statler Hotel Ballroom 
Friday, May 24, 2019
8:30am  Hooding Rehearsal -Mandatory for the Class of 2019
Breakfast then instructions from Dr. Edmondson and Dr. Sweet on Hooding Ceremony
Hood Distribution -  Immediately following Rehearsal, all surveys must be completed to pick up
Saturday, May 25, 2019

Convocation - Guest Speaker TBD
Gates open at 9am, no tickets necessary, first come-first served
For more information on convocation click here

Schoellkopf Stadium 


DVM's arrive dressed in cap and gown, meet in basement of Bailey Hall for Hooding Ceremony 
Doors open to Bailey Hall

Bailey Hall


Hooding Ceremony Event begins
(Tickets are not required, you may invite as many family and friends as you wish
The ceremony will be live streamed.  A link will be sent to the class of 2018

4pm Hooding Reception  Bailey Plaza 
Sunday, May 26, 2019
8am Commencement
Gates open for guest seating for University event
Schoellkopf Stadium
9:30am All DVM graduates assemble on Arts Quad for Academic Procession Arts Quad
11am -12pm (noon) Ceremony begins . This event is simulcast on local channel 16 and webcast at Schoellkopf Stadium

Cap & Gown Return

For more information on University Commencement click here

Vet Medical Center entrance 
On Campus Rd-drop off boxes in entrance area

Commencement: For special handicap accessible parking and seating on Sunday go to the University Commencement website for special permits and passes!

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