May 2017 Commencement Schedule
Tickets are NOT required.

Printable version of schedule

Date

Time

Location

Ceremony Length 
(Approximate)

Thursday, May 4, 2017

The Graduate School

7 p.m.

Convocation Center

90 minutes

Friday, May 5, 2017

University Ceremony (all undergrads)

3 p.m.

Bridgeforth Stadium

90 minutes

College of Business

6 p.m.

Bridgeforth Stadium

1 hour, 45 minutes

Saturday, May 6, 2017

College of Arts & Letters

9 a.m.

The Quad

90 minutes

College of Education and University Studies

 9 a.m.

Convocation Center

60 minutes

College of Health& Behavioral Studies 

9 a.m.

Bridgeforth Stadium

1 hour, 45 minutes

College of Integrated Science and Engineering

9 a.m.

UREC East Campus Field

60 minutes

College of Science & Mathematics

9 a.m.

Alumni Centennial Park

60 minutes

College of Visual and Performing Arts

9 a.m.

Duke Lawn

1 hour, 45 minutes

See the campus map for ceremony locations.

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The University Ceremony (Friday, May 5) will be streaming live video on James Madison University's website. However, the individual college ceremonies are not able to be streamed. A video reproduction will be available for purchase on DVD. Please print and complete this form to obtain your copy of your college ceremony video. 

Additional College Ceremony Information:

  • Nursing Convocation: Friday, May 5, 10 a.m., Convocation Center

  • Honors College Medallion ceremony: Friday, May 5, 12:30 p.m., Festival Student and Conference Center. 
    • This ceremony and following reception is a special ceremony held to recognize students who have completed the Honors College Curriculum. Please note this event is by invitation only. Questions regarding the ceremony can be send to honors@jmu.edu or by calling 540-568-6953.
  • Army ROTC Commissioning:Saturday, May 6, 2 p.m., Memorial Hall

  • Air Force ROTC Commissioning: Date, time and location to be determined.

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