Congratulations to the graduates of 2012. With the announcement that the First Lady will provide this year’s Commencement address, University administrators and staff have been working hard to plan for this significant occasion. Their goal is to ensure that this year’s Commencement will focus first and foremost on celebrating the graduation of our students. Meanwhile, University staff members are personally assisting graduates and their family members and guests to accommodate the date change and increased security measures required by the First Lady’s presence.
Date: Sunday, June 17, 2012
Time: Anticipated start time – 3:30 p.m. (when the first graduates enter Reser Stadium)
Anticipated number of students participating in Commencement – 3,500 to 4,000 (2,563 students participated in last year’s graduation ceremonies)
Anticipated number of guests – 35,000 (approximately 17,500 attended last year)
For more information go to the Commencement webpage.