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Commencement Activities

Graduating students should check their Belmont email accounts for important deadlines, graduation announcements, and commencement activities.

Summer Commencement is Friday, August 9, 2019

Graduation Rehearsal at 1:00pm - Curb Event Center
Degree candidates should arrive by 12:45pm. Rehearsal is for all degree candidates participating in the graduation ceremonies and will begin promptly at 1:00pm.

Commencement Ceremony at 5:00pm - Curb Event Center (This is NOT a Ticketed Event)

Graduating students should arrive for the commencement ceremony by 4:00pm through the lower level enterance to the Curb Event Center beyond the Beaman lobby. Arena doors will open for family and guests of graduates at 4:00pm.

Friends and family are also invited to view the commencement ceremony on the Belmont Home Page.

Note: Photography is generally permitted during commencement; however, individuals taking photographs should remain clear of the aisles as well as the auditorium floor throughout the ceremony. Grad IMAGES is a professional commencement service available to capture graduates’ pictures during the ceremony. Please view the Grad IMAGES website or contact the photography servicer directly to receive information about their optional packages.

University Reception- Immediately Following the Commencement Ceremony in the Beaman Student Lobby
All graduates, family, guests, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the commencement reception. The reception is sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations. The commencement reception provides an opportunity for you and your family to meet and mingle with faculty, administrators, and fellow graduates. Join us to celebrate graduation with those who have shared parts of the same journey.