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Fall 2020 Commencement at MTSU

 

MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee announced Oct. 15 that the university would resume its in-person ceremonies for the fall 2020 commencement with three outdoor events on Saturday, Nov. 21, in Floyd Stadium. Masks and health safety protocols will be required for all attendees.

 

More information for graduating students is available here.

 

empty seats for graduates in Murphy Center with commencement programs and Livestream logos

 

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, Ceremonies

 

TIMES:

 

9 a.m. Commencement — Ceremony for December graduates in the College of Graduate Studies, including all master’s, education specialist and doctoral degree candidates; the College of Basic and Applied Sciences; the Jennings A. Jones College of Business; and the College of Education.

1 p.m. Commencement — Ceremony for December graduates in the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, College of Media and Entertainment and University College.

5 p.m. Commencement — Ceremony for all May and August 2020 MTSU graduates from all colleges. This event includes all graduate and undergraduate students.

All times are Central Standard.

 

You can watch the Nov. 21 ceremonies live via streaming video at www.mtsu.edu/live or http://facebook.com/mtsublueraiders.

 

LOCATION:

 

Floyd Stadium, located at 1327 Faulkinberry Drive, next to the Charles M. Murphy Athletic Center on the northwest side of campus.

Maps and driving directions are available here. A printable PDF diagram of Floyd Stadium seating is available here, but seating will be assigned for graduates, their guests and other ceremony participants. Graduates will receive more information as Nov. 21 approaches.

 

Two members of MTSU’s Class of 2019 congratulate each other on reaching their goals Aug. 10 during the university’s summer 2019 commencement ceremony in Murphy Center. MTSU's fall 2019 commencement ceremonies are set Saturday, Dec. 14.(MTSU photo by J. Intintoli)

Two members of MTSU’s summer Class of 2019 congratulate each other on reaching their goals during the university’s commencement ceremony inside Murphy Center. MTSU is resuming in-person ceremonies for its fall 2020 commencement, scheduling three outdoor events on Saturday, Nov. 21, in Floyd Stadium. Masks and health safety protocols will be required for all attendees. (MTSU file photo by J. Intintoli)

 

GRADUATION DETAILS:

 

Information for undergraduate students about fall 2020 commencement, including deadlines, attendance, caps and gowns, and more, is available here. Information for graduate students about fall 2020 commencement will be available here.

A final list of all graduates will be available early in the semester following commencement on this page.

Questions about parking or other special accommodations for guests should be directed to the Murphy Center Complex staff at 615-898-2752 or by referring to the parking map.

 

 

COMMENCEMENT PHOTO INFORMATION:

 

GradImages of Tallahassee, Fla., is the official photographer for MTSU commencement ceremonies. The company contacts all graduating students via email with information on commencement photo proofs, prices, etc. For information on commencement photos, visit www.gradimages.com or call 800-261-2576.

 

MORE GRADUATION INFORMATION:

 

Undergraduate commencement instructions.
Graduate School commencement instructions.
Cap-and-gown information.
Graduation photos.
Parking details, including access for guests with disabilities.
Visitors’ information from the Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

 

The university is resuming in-person ceremonies for its fall 2020 commencement, scheduling three outdoor events on Saturday, Nov. 21, in Floyd Stadium. Masks and health safety protocols will be required for all attendees. (MTSU file photo by GradImages)

Stacks of MTSU degree covers await new graduates in this commencement ceremony file photo inside Murphy Center. The university is resuming in-person ceremonies for its fall 2020 commencement, scheduling three outdoor events on Saturday, Nov. 21, in Floyd Stadium. Masks and health safety protocols will be required for all attendees. (MTSU file photo by GradImages)

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