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May 2017 Commencement Exercises:

Friday, May 5, 2017- Curb Event Center

Baccalaureate Service at 1:00 p.m. - Curb Event Center
Baccalaureate Service will be held in the Curb Event Center on Friday, May 5th at 1:00 p.m. Faculty, staff, our graduating students and their guests will gather to begin our Commencement weekend activities. It is a unique opportunity for all faculty, staff, students, and their friends and families to gather together. 'Baccalaureate: A Service of Ordination to Daily Work' is a part of the Spring Commencement celebratory events for graduates and their families. Caps and gowns are appropriate attire for the Baccalaureate ceremony. Contact the Office of Spiritual Development, benita.walker@belmont.edu, with questions about Baccalaureate. Tickets are not required for Baccalaureate.

University Commencement Reception immediately following the Baccalaureate Service
A reception immediately following Baccalaureate is sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations and hosted by President and Mrs. Fisher for all graduates, family, guests, faculty, and staff.

Saturday, May 6, 2017- Curb Event Center

Morning Graduation Ceremony- 9:30 a.m.

Afternoon Graduation Ceremony- 2:30 p.m.

Belmont University will award degrees to candidates on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. in the Curb Event Center. Tickets are required for admission into the graduation ceremony. Candidates may request up to 6 tickets for family and guests to attend their respective graduation ceremony.

Doors to the Curb Event Center will open at approximately 8:30 a.m. for the morning ceremony and 1:30 p.m. for the afternoon ceremony. Seating is general admission with the exception of areas specifically designated for graduating students, faculty, or guests with disabilities.

Friends and family are invited to view the commencement ceremonies on the Belmont home page.

Photography
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.