Commencement & Recent Graduate Info

We're pleased to announce our graduates!

Students earned associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from a variety of university programs. The University salutes these students and congratulates them for their significant achievements in higher education.

Summer and Fall 2021 Graduates

The University hosts two graduation ceremonies each year: December and May. Students who completed their studies in Summer 2021 are invited to join Fall 2021 completers for the December event.

Commencement Exercises are scheduled for Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 9 a.m. in the Paul Porter Arena of the Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center. The Commencement Ceremony will be followed by College or School Recognition events at 11 a.m. at various locations around campus. The University is working to make this a celebratory event that will provide a fitting conclusion to your academic accomplishment.

Candidates should arrive by 8 a.m. in Bost Gymnasium to line up for graduation. There will be a processional from Bost Gymnasium to the Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center at approximately 8:50 a.m.

College or School Recognition Event Locations

  • School of Divinity, Dover Chapel
  • College of Health Sciences, Blanton Auditorium
  • Godbold College of Business, Dover Theater
  • College of Education, Tucker Halls
  • College of Arts and Sciences, LYCC

Commencement Information

For more detailed Information about commencement, click on the links below:

Share the Good News

If you would like to share the good news of your graduation with your hometown newspaper, download the press release template, fill in your name along with the city and state, and send to your local paper. Graduates are listed in alphabetical order by city.

Update Alumni Information

We are excited about the season of life you’re entering and want to hear from you!  

Please click the link below to let us know where you are now and what you’re doing next.  We may share your story in upcoming features about life after graduation.  Thanks for your help.

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