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Fall 2021 Commencement at MTSU

 

Date: Saturday, Dec. 11

 

Times:

 

• 9 a.m. Central — College of Graduate Studies, College of Behavioral and Health Sciences

• 1 p.m. Central — College of Basic and Applied Sciences, Jennings A. Jones College of Business

• 5 p.m. Central — College of Education, College of Liberal Arts, College of Media and Entertainment, and the University College

 

Members of MTSU's August Class of 2021 applaud their success after they "turn the tassels" on their mortarboards to signify their graduation during the university’s summer 2021 commencement ceremony Saturday, Aug. 7, in Murphy Center. MTSU presented degrees to 825 new graduates of the August Class of 2021 at the event. (MTSU photo by Andy Heidt)

Members of MTSU’s August Class of 2021 applaud their success after they “turn the tassels” on their mortarboards to signify their graduation during the university’s summer 2021 commencement ceremony in Murphy Center. MTSU will conduct its fall 2021 commencement on Saturday, Dec. 11, in three ceremonies scheduled once again inside Murphy Center. (MTSU file photo by Andy Heidt)

These three fall 2021 commencement ceremonies will include all master’s, education specialist, doctoral and undergraduate degree candidates from all of MTSU’s colleges: 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, and the University College.

More information for all graduating students is available here.

 

file image of blue MTSU folding chairs lined up on the floor of Hale Arena in Murphy Center in preparation for graduates to sit down for their commencement ceremony; each seat holds a printed commencement program. The photo also has text reading “Watch HERE live!” with the Vimeo/Livestream and Facebook Live logos superimposed above it. (MTSU file photo by Grad Images)

 

WATCH LIVE:

 

MTSU’s fall commencement ceremonies will air live via streaming video at www.mtsu.edu/livehttp://facebook.com/mtsublueraiders and http://mtsu.edu/trueblueTV  and on local cable channels at http://mtsu.edu/trueblueTV.

 

Coverage will begin about 15 minutes before each ceremony.

 

LOCATION:

 

All commencement ceremonies are held in Monte Hale Arena inside the Charles M. Murphy Athletic Center, located at 2650 Middle Tennessee Blvd.

Maps and driving directions are available here. A printable PDF diagram of Murphy Center seating is available here.

 

Sister Cecelia Ann Wanner, left, president of Aquinas College Nashville, smiles gently as MTSU mathematical sciences professor Alyson Lischka carefully adjusts the academic hood around Wanner's neck and shoulders to signify completion of her doctoral degree in math and science education at MTSU's summer 2021 commencement ceremony Saturday, Aug. 7, in Murphy Center. MTSU presented degrees to 825 new graduates of the August Class of 2021 at the event. (MTSU photo by Andy Heidt)

Sister Cecelia Ann Wanner, left, president of Aquinas College Nashville, smiles as MTSU mathematical sciences professor Alyson Lischka carefully adjusts the academic hood around Wanner’s neck and shoulders to signify completion of her doctoral degree in math and science education at MTSU’s summer 2021 commencement ceremony in August. MTSU will conduct its fall 2021 commencement on Saturday, Dec. 11, in three ceremonies scheduled once again inside Murphy Center. (MTSU file photo by Andy Heidt)

GRADUATION DETAILS:

 

Information for undergraduate and graduate students about the fall 2021 commencement ceremonies, including caps and gowns, ceremony FAQs, programs and diploma covers, and more, is available here.

A final list of all fall 2021 graduates will be available early in the semester following commencement on this page.

Information for commencement guests, including parking and accommodations for guests with disabilities, is available under the “Information for Guests” entry at the bottom of this page.

More visitors’ information is available at the the Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau website.

A new MTSU master's graduate happily celebrates his accomplishment and acknowledges supporters in the Murphy Center audience during the university’s summer 2021 commencement ceremony Saturday, Aug. 7. MTSU presented degrees to 825 new graduates of the August Class of 2021 at the event. (MTSU photo by Andy Heidt)

A new MTSU master’s graduate happily celebrates his accomplishment and acknowledges supporters in the Murphy Center audience during the university’s summer 2021 commencement ceremony in August.MTSU will conduct its fall 2021 commencement on Saturday, Dec. 11, in three ceremonies scheduled once again inside Murphy Center. (MTSU file photo by Andy Heidt)

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.

 

Stacks of MTSU degree covers await new graduates in this commencement ceremony file photo inside Murphy Center. A single ceremony, set for Saturday, Aug. 7, at 9 a.m. Central, will mark the university's summer 2021 commencement. (MTSU file photo by GradImages)

Stacks of MTSU degree covers await new graduates in this commencement ceremony file photo inside Murphy Center. MTSU will conduct its fall 2021 commencement on Saturday, Dec. 11, in three ceremonies scheduled once again inside Murphy Center. (MTSU file photo by GradImages)

 

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