Spring 2021 Commencement at MTSU
MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee announced Feb. 26 that the university would resume its ceremonies in Murphy Center for the spring 2021 commencement with a series of smaller, in-person events to be held Friday-Sunday, May 7-9. Masks and health safety protocols will be required for all attendees.
Confirmed participants for the May 2021 graduation ceremonies received their assigned ceremony date and time from the MTSU Records Office via an April 1 official email. Those students will receive a second notice at their MTSU email address from the Records Office on Friday, April 30, with their ceremony row and seat assignment.
MTSU Class of 2020 graduates who confirmed their participation will return for their Murphy Center graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 9, at 4:30 p.m. They’ll also be notified on April 30 of their ceremony row and seating assignments via email to their MTSU address from the Records Office.
You can watch MTSU’s spring 2021 commencement ceremonies live via streaming video at www.mtsu.edu/live or http://facebook.com/mtsublueraiders.
All commencement ceremonies will be 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, but seating will be assigned for graduates, their guests and other ceremony participants. Graduates will receive more information as their commencement ceremony date approaches.
Information for undergraduate students about spring 2021 commencement, including deadlines, attendance, caps and gowns, and more, is available here. Information for graduate students about spring 2021 commencement is available here.
A final list of all spring 2021 graduates will be available early in the semester following commencement on this page.
Questions about parking 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.