Summer 2017 commencement begins at 10 a.m. CDT Saturday, Aug. 12, for students in all MTSU colleges, including the College of Graduate Studies, College of Basic and Applied Sciences, College of Behavioral and Health Sciences, Jennings A. Jones College of Business, College of Education, College of Liberal Arts, College of Media and Entertainment, University College and the University Honors College.
The guest speaker is Dr. Mary B. Martin, 2016-17 MTSU Faculty Senate president and professor of mathematics.
Commencement is held in the Monte Hale Arena inside the Charles M. Murphy Athletic Center on the northwest side of the MTSU campus. Maps and driving directions are available here. You can find a printable diagram of seating at Murphy Center here.
The live video stream of the commencement ceremony has ended.
Special note: Middle Tennessee Boulevard is under construction through fall 2018. Please plan for traffic delays and use the north (Greenland Drive), south (East Main and Baird Lane) and west (Rutherford Boulevard) campus entrances/exits to ease traffic congestion.
Detailed information for undergraduate students about Summer 2017 commencement, including deadlines, attendance, caps and gowns, ceremony DVD purchases, access for guests with disabilities, and more, is available here. Details for graduate students about Summer 2017 commencement is available here.
A final list of all graduates will be available early in the semester following commencement on this page.
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.