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Summer 2021 Commencement at MTSU

 

Date: Saturday, Aug. 7

Time: 9 a.m. Central

 

A scoreboard in MTSU's Murphy Center carries a special message Friday, May 7, for all the prospective graduates returning to the historic facility for spring 2021 commencement events. Students returned to Murphy Center May 7-9 for the first time since 2019 for a three-day, 10-event, socially distanced commencement weekend. (MTSU photo by J. Intintoli)

A scoreboard in MTSU’s Murphy Center carries a special message for all the new graduates in the historic facility during spring 2021 commencement events in May. Students will return to Murphy Center Saturday, Aug. 7, for the university’s summer 2021 commencement ceremony. (MTSU file photo by J. Intintoli)

This single commencement ceremony 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 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 over it. (MTSU file photo by Grad Images)

 

You can watch MTSU’s summer 2021 commencement ceremony live via streaming video at www.mtsu.edu/live or http://facebook.com/mtsublueraiders and via streaming video or on local cable channels at http://mtsu.edu/trueblueTV. Coverage will begin about 8:45 a.m. Central for the 9 a.m. 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.

A graduating MTSU student, wearing a special gold stole designating her 4.0 GPA summa cum laude status and a medallion for her work in the University Honors College, celebrates at the College of Liberal Arts commencement in MTSU's Murphy Center Friday, May 7, during the first day of the university's spring 2021 commencement ceremonies. Students returned to Murphy Center May 7-9 for the first time since 2019 for a three-day, 10-event, socially distanced commencement weekend. (MTSU photo by J. Intintoli)

A graduating MTSU student, wearing a special gold stole designating her 4.0 GPA summa cum laude status and a medallion for her work in the University Honors College, celebrates in MTSU’s Murphy Center during the university’s spring 2021 commencement ceremonies in May. Students will return to Murphy Center Saturday, Aug. 7, for MTSU’s summer 2021 commencement ceremony. (MTSU file photo by J. Intintoli)

 

GRADUATION DETAILS:

 

Information for undergraduate students about summer 2021 commencement, including deadlines, attendance, caps and gowns, and more, is available here. Information for graduate students about summer 2021 commencement is available here.

A final list of all summer 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.

 

Two members of MTSU’s first Class of 2021 briefly reach out to each other while preparing to cross the stage in Murphy Center Friday, May 7, during the first day of the university's spring 2021 commencement ceremonies. Students returned to Murphy Center May 7-9 for the first time since 2019 for a three-day, 10-event, socially distanced commencement weekend. (MTSU photo by J. Intintoli)

Two members of MTSU’s first Class of 2021 briefly reach out to each other while preparing to cross the stage in Murphy Center during the university’s spring 2021 commencement ceremonies in May. Students will return to Murphy Center Saturday, Aug. 7, for MTSU’s summer 2021 commencement ceremony. (MTSU file photo by J. Intintoli)

 

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.

 

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. 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)

 

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