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Commencement

Commencement

To ensure graduates and guests have a safe and memorable commencement experience, beginning December 2019, McNeese State University will host two commencement ceremonies on the same day. More details are forthcoming, and the information on all other commencement web pages will be updated as it becomes available.

Fall 2019 Commencement Activities
Activity Details
GradFest Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Parra Ballroom (located inside the New Ranch)
9:00 AM-4:30 PM

Regalia and commencement tickets will be distributed at GradFest. Students must complete degree applications with their academic departments at the beginning of the semester. Regalia orders are placed from those applications.
Rehearsal Friday, December 13, 2019
Health and Human Performance Education Complex Arena

4:00 PM:  Agricultural Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Science, Engineering, and Mathematics

Graduates should arrive between 3:30 and 3:45 PM.

6:30 PM:  Business, Education, and Nursing and Health Professions

Graduates should arrive between 6:00 and 6:15 PM.
Ceremony Saturday, December 14, 2019
Health and Human Performance Education Complex Arena

9:30 AM:  Agricultural Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Science, Engineering, and Mathematics

Doors will open for graduates and guests at 8:00 AM. Graduates must arrive no later than 8:15 AM.

3:00 PM:  Business, Education, and Nursing and Health Professions

Doors will open for graduates and guests at 1:30 PM. Graduates must arrive no later than 1:45 PM.

Tickets are required for guest admission and may be picked up by graduates at GradFest or afterwards in the University Bookstore.

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