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Commencement

2015 COMMENCEMENT

Sunday, May 10, 2015

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2016 COMMENCEMENT

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony, Sunday, May 8, 2016

Graduate Hooding & Commencement, Sunday, May 8, 2016


Instructions for Graduates

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony
1:00 p.m. Richard L. Jantz Stadium

12:00 p.m. Pick up name cards and line up in Stewart Field House.

  • Caps and gowns are worn for this ceremony.
  • Photographers will be available to take pictures prior to the procession to Richard L. Jantz Stadium
  • Line up order is by degree not major

Procession to the east side of Stewart Field House

  • Listen carefully to instructions given and follow your junior marshals
  • The stage party and the faculty precede you in line. When you proceed to the seating area, sit down to be sure every chair is filled.
  • The junior marshals will cue you when it is time for your row to stand and proceed to the stage.
  • You will be given two name cards—one card for the reader as you enter onto the stage; the second card should be given to the photographer’s assistant when your picture is taken with the flags after crossing the stage.
  • Return to your seat for the remainder of the ceremony.

Graduate Hooding and Commencement Ceremony
5 p.m. Stewart Field House

4:00 p.m. Pick up name cards and line up in Richardson Performing Arts Center.

  • Caps and gowns are worn for this ceremony.
  • Photographers will be available to take pictures prior to the procession to Stewart Field House.
  • Line up order is by degree not major

Procession to the northwest entrance of Stewart Field House

  • Listen carefully to instructions given and follow your junior marshals
  • The stage party and the faculty precede you in line. When you proceed to the seating area, sit down to be sure every chair is filled.
  • The junior marshals will cue you when it is time for your row to stand and proceed to the stage.
  • You will be given two name cards—one card for the reader as you enter onto the stage; the second card should be given to the photographer’s assistant when your picture is taken with the flags after crossing the stage.
  • Return to your seat for the remainder of the ceremony.

**Graduates with physical limitations should contact the registrar's office at 1-800-846-1543 ext. 6268***


IN CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony
B.S. degrees (except B.S. in Natural Sciences and B.S.A.T.)
1:00 p.m. Stewart Field House

12:00 p.m. Pick up name cards and line up in White PE.

  • Caps and gowns are worn for this ceremony.
  • Photographers will be available to take pictures prior to the procession to Stewart Field House.
  • Line up order is by degree not major

Procession to the northwest entrance of Stewart Field House

  • Listen carefully to instructions given and follow your junior marshals
  • The stage party and the faculty precede you in line. When you proceed to the seating area, sit down to be sure every chair is filled.
  • The junior marshals will cue you when it is time for your row to stand and proceed to the stage.
  • You will be given two name cards—one card for the reader as you enter onto the stage; the second card should be given to the photographer’s assistant when your picture is taken with the flags after crossing the stage.
  • Return to your seat for the remainder of the ceremony.
  • Tickets will NOT be required for guests attending the ceremony.

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony
B.A., B.G.S., B. Mus., B.S. in Natural Sciences, B.S.A.T. and A.G.S.
3:00 p.m. Stewart Field House

2:00 p.m. Pick up name cards and line up in White PE.

  • Caps and gowns are worn for this ceremony
  • Photographers will be available to take pictures prior to the procession to stewart Field House.
  • Line up order is by degree not major

Procession to the northwest entrance of Stewart Field House

  • Listen carefully to instructions given and follow your junior marshals
  • The stage party and the faculty precede you in line. When you proceed to the seating area, sit down to be sure every chair is filled.
  • The junior marshals will cue you when it is time for your row to stand and proceed to the stage.
  • You will be given two name cards—one card for the reader as you enter onto the stage; the second card should be given to the photographer’s assistant when your picture is taken with the flags after crossing the stage.
  • Return to your seat for the remainder of the ceremony.
  • Tickets will NOT be required for guests attending the ceremony.

Graduate Hooding and Commencement Ceremony
5 p.m. Stewart Field House

4:00 p.m. Pick up name cards and line up in Richardson Performing Arts Center.

  • Caps and gowns are worn for this ceremony.
  • If there is a possibility of rain, please bring an umbrella.Graduates will process outside on the way to Stewart Field House.
  • Photographers will be available to take pictures prior to the procession to Stewart Field House.
  • Line up order is by degree not major

Procession to the northwest entrance of Stewart Field House

  • Listen carefully to instructions given and follow your junior marshals
  • The stage party and the faculty precede you in line. When you proceed to the seating area, sit down to be sure every chair is filled.
  • The junior marshals will cue you when it is time for your row to stand and proceed to the stage.
  • You will be given two name cards—one card for the reader as you enter onto the stage; the second card should be given to the photographer’s assistant when your picture is taken with the flags after crossing the stage.
  • Return to your seat for the remainder of the ceremony.

Directions?

Need a map or directions?  Go HERE!


Weather Updates
In case of inclement weather, the decision to move commencement exercises indoors will be posted on www.sckans.edu/campus. You can also call (620) 229-6333 or 800-846-1543 ext. 6333 for more information.


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