University of Southern Indiana

Commencement Ceremony Participation

In order to participate in a Fall Commencement ceremony, you must make a reservation between September 1, 2018 and November 1, 2018. Late registration requires additional approval. Spring dates will be announced in January, 2019.

If you feel that your name may be mispronounced, please contact Travis Dickison at 812-464-1761 or 800-467-1965, option #3.

When you pick up your academic regalia, check to make sure you have the gown, mortar board and tassel.  Graduate students should also have the appropriate hood.  If anything is missing, contact the Campus Store immediately.

Line-up for the procession begins promptly 20 minutes after the arrival deadline. Do not bring valuables or cell phones into the robing area. (Cell phones must be on silent mode for the duration of the ceremony.) This area will not be locked. Please take care of all restroom breaks before the processional line-up begins.

At the conclusion of the Ceremony, graduates will be led out of the Physical Activities Center to University Center East where a graduation reception hosted by the USI Alumni Association will be held for the graduates, their guests, and USI faculty/staff.

Line-up for fall graduates will be in the Recreation, Fitness and Wellness Center. You must arrive at the following times for Fall Commencement:

 Ceremony Begins  Graduate Arrival Time in the Recreation, Fitness, and Wellness Center Doors Open to the Public  Colleges

Saturday, December 8, 2018 10 a.m.

No later than 9 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 

College of Nursing and Health Professions; Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education

Saturday, December 8, 2018 1 p.m.

No later than noon  Noon Romain College of Business; College of Liberal Arts

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