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Spring 2020 Commencement Ceremonies

 

empty seats for graduates in Murphy Center with commencement programs and Livestream logos

 

Friday, May 8, 2020, Graduate Ceremony

 

Time: 
Dr. William M. Robertson

Dr. William M. Robertson

3 p.m. Commencement — Ceremony for the College of Graduate Studies. This ceremony includes all master’s, education specialist and doctoral degree candidates.

Guest Speaker:

Dr. William M. Robertson, MTSU physics professor and recipient of the MTSU Foundation’s 2019 Career Achievement Award.

 

You can watch the May 8 ceremony live via streaming video beginning about 2:45 p.m. at www.mtsu.edu/live or http://facebook.com/mtsublueraiders.

 

Location:

Murphy Center,Monte Hale/Jimmy Earle Arena.

MTSU commencement ceremonies are held in the Monte Hale/Jimmy Earle Arena inside the Charles M. Murphy Athletic Center on the northwest side of campus.

Maps and driving directions are available here. You can find a printable PDF diagram of Murphy Center seating hereThe facility will open for guests to enter about an hour before the ceremony.

American Sign Language logoAmerican Sign Language interpreting will be provided for the ceremony. Closed-captioning will be included on the screens at Hale/Earle Arena as well as in the streaming video.

 

A new MTSU graduate shows her degree to family and friends in the audience at Murphy Center Saturday, Dec. 14 at the university's fall 2019 commencement event. MTSU presented 1,759 undergraduate and graduate degrees in two ceremonies concluding the fall 2019 semester. (MTSU photo by Joseph Poe)

A new MTSU graduate shows her degree to family and friends in the audience at Murphy Center at the university’s fall 2019 commencement in December. MTSU’s spring 2020 commencement ceremonies are planned Friday and Saturday, May 8-9. (MTSU file photo by Joseph Poe)

 

Saturday, May 9, 2020, Undergraduate Ceremonies

 

Times:

9 a.m. Commencement — Ceremony for all undergraduates in the College of Basic and Applied SciencesJennings A. Jones College of Business, College of Education, and University College.

2 p.m. Commencement — Ceremony for all undergraduates in the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, and the College of Media and Entertainment.

 

Guest Speakers:

9 a.m. —TBA.
2 p.m. —TBA.

 

Location:

Murphy Center,Monte Hale/Jimmy Earle Arena.

MTSU commencement ceremonies are held in the Monte Hale/Jimmy Earle Arena inside the Charles M. Murphy Athletic Center on the northwest side of campus.

Maps and driving directions are available here. You can find a printable PDF diagram of Murphy Center seating hereThe facility will open for guests to enter one hour before each ceremony begins.

American Sign Language logoAmerican Sign Language interpreting will be provided for both ceremonies. Closed-captioning will be included on the screens at Hale/Earle Arena as well as in the streaming video.

 

You can watch the May 9 ceremonies live via streaming video beginning about 8:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. at www.mtsu.edu/live or at http://facebook.com/mtsublueraiders.

 

empty seats for graduates in Murphy Center with commencement programs and Livestream logos

 

GRADUATION DETAILS: 

 

Detailed information for undergraduate students about spring 2020 commencement, including deadlines, attendance, caps and gowns, and more, is available here. Information for graduate students about spring 2020 commencement is available here.

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

Questions about parking or other special accommodations for guests should be directed to Murphy Center 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.

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