Are You Ready (For Graduation)?!


With graduation just around the corner, it seems like the to-do list is piling up. To make things easier, here is a list to keep in mind of important dates/times leading up to graduation!

How to Prepare for Commencement

  • Remember to order and/or pick up any cords from your organizations

  • Find out the time and location of your school’s ceremony

  • Pick up your cap and gown from the “Tad” Smith Coliseum the week before graduation

  • Clear any balances with the bursar or library (Your diploma will not be mailed to you if you have a hold)

Commencement 2019 Schedule

Friday, May 10, 2019

4 p.m.: Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College Ceremony at The Gertrude Castellow Ford Center for the Performing Arts

7:30 p.m.: Graduate School Doctoral Hooding Ceremony at The Gertrude Castellow Ford Center for the Performing Arts

Saturday, May 11, 2019

9 a.m.: Convocation at The Grove

11 a.m.: College of Liberal Arts- Master’s Degree Ceremony at Fulton Chapel

11 a.m.: Patterson School of Accountancy at Archie and Olivia Manning Athletics Performance Center

11 a.m.: School of Applied Sciences at The Pavilion

11 a.m. School of Business Administration at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum

11 a.m.: School of Education at the grove

11 a.m.: School of Engineering at the Lyceum Circle

11 a.m.: School of Law at the Grove

11 a.m.: School of Pharmacy at the Gertrude Ford Center

3 p.m.: General Studies at Archie and Olivia Manning Athletics Performance Center

3 p.m: School of Journalism and New Media at C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum

Other Events

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

12-1 p.m.: Red and Blue Ceremony Celebration at the Inn at Ole Miss Ballroom

Saturday, May 11, 2019

11 a.m.: Trent Lott Leadership Institute Ceremony at Paris Yates Chapel

5 p.m.: ROTC Commissioning Ceremony at Fulton Chapel

This is going to be a very special day and we are so excited for all of the soon-to-be graduates!

Important Note: Reservations for brunch, lunch, or dinner during graduation week should be made ASAP. With it being Mother’s Day weekend, places are filling up fast. The Inn at Ole Miss and Castle Hill are hosting special meals for graduation and Mother’s Day, so be sure to contact them for more information!

Click here for more information on parking.

Pro Tip: Download the Ole Miss app to easily navigate campus. It can access your location and give you walking directions to the correct building!


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