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Summer 2022 Commencement at MTSU

 

Date: Saturday, Aug. 6

 

Ceremony Time: 9 a.m. Central

 

The summer 2022 commencement ceremony will include all master’s, education specialist, doctoral and undergraduate degree candidates from all 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.

Graduate degree recipients will participate with their academic college instead of in a separate graduate ceremony.

Three Middle Tennessee State University prospective graduates wait to walk across the stage and accept their new degrees in Hale/Earle Arena inside Murphy Center Saturday, May 7, during the university's spring 2022 afternoon commencement ceremony. MTSU awarded 2,474 degrees — 2,041 to undergraduates and 433 to graduate students — during its three-ceremony spring 2022 commencement event. (MTSU photo by Andy Heidt)

Three Middle Tennessee State University prospective graduates wait to walk across the stage and accept their new degrees in Hale/Earle Arena inside Murphy Center May 7 during the university’s spring 2022 afternoon commencement ceremony. MTSU will conduct its summer 2022 commencement on Saturday, Aug. 6, in a single ceremony scheduled at 9 a.m. Central in Murphy Center. (MTSU file photo by Andy Heidt)

 

More information for all students receiving degrees 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 summer commencement ceremony 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.

 

You also can click on the photo above to watch the livestream Aug. 6.

 

Coverage will begin about 15 minutes before the 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. Printable PDF diagrams of Murphy Center seating are available here and here.

 

An excited Middle Tennessee State University graduate holds her new diploma and waves to supporters Saturday, May 7, during the university's spring 2022 morning commencement ceremony in Hale/Earle Arena inside Murphy Center. MTSU awarded 2,474 degrees — 2,041 to undergraduates and 433 to graduate students — during its three-ceremony spring 2022 commencement event. (MTSU photo by James Cessna)

An excited Middle Tennessee State University graduate holds her new diploma and waves to supporters May 7 during the university’s spring 2022 morning commencement ceremony in Hale/Earle Arena inside Murphy Center. MTSU will conduct its summer 2022 commencement on Saturday, Aug. 6, in a single ceremony scheduled at 9 a.m. Central in Murphy Center. (MTSU file photo by James Cessna)

 

GRADUATION DETAILS:

 

Information for undergraduate and graduate students about the summer 2022 commencement ceremony, including caps and gowns, ceremony FAQs, programs and diploma covers, and more, is available here.

A final list of all summer 2022 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 Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau website.

 

Middle Tennessee State University doctoral candidate Edward F. Beason of Livingston, Tenn., smiles as his adviser, MTSU digital history professor Molly Taylor-Poleskey, helps him don his new hood denoting his Ph.D. in public history Saturday, May 7, during the university's spring 2022 afternoon commencement ceremony in Murphy Center. MTSU awarded 2,474 degrees — 2,041 to undergraduates and 433 to graduate students — during its three-ceremony spring 2022 commencement event. (MTSU photo by Andy Heidt)

Middle Tennessee State University doctoral candidate Edward F. Beason of Livingston, Tenn., smiles as his adviser, MTSU digital history professor Molly Taylor-Poleskey, helps him don his new hood denoting his Ph.D. in public history May 7 during the university’s spring 2022 afternoon commencement ceremony in Murphy Center. MTSU will conduct its summer 2022 commencement on Saturday, Aug. 6, in a single ceremony scheduled at 9 a.m. Central in Murphy Center. (MTSU file photo by Andy Heidt)

 

COMMENCEMENT PHOTO INFORMATION:

 

MTSU has contracted with Flash Photography to take photos of graduates at the ceremony as they cross and leave the stage. Candid photos are also taken throughout Murphy Center.

Ceremony participants will receive an email from Flash Photography when proofs are ready to view and purchase. Flash Photography can be contacted by calling 214-443-9393 or by email through the company’s contact page, www.flashphotography.com/contact.

 

A Middle Tennessee State University graduate celebrates his hard-won accomplishment in Murphy Center after accepting his new degree Saturday, May 7, during the university's spring 2022 afternoon commencement ceremony. MTSU awarded 2,474 degrees — 2,041 to undergraduates and 433 to graduate students — during its three-ceremony spring 2022 commencement event. (MTSU photo by Andy Heidt)

A Middle Tennessee State University graduate celebrates his hard-won accomplishment in Murphy Center after accepting his new degree May 7 during the university’s spring 2022 afternoon commencement ceremony. MTSU will conduct its summer 2022 commencement on Saturday, Aug. 6, in a single ceremony scheduled at 9 a.m. Central in Murphy Center. (MTSU file photo by Andy Heidt)

 

 

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