May 2017 Commencement Schedule

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Time

Location

Ceremony Length 
(Approximate)

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


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 DVD Order form to obtain your copy of your college ceremony video. 

Additional College Ceremony Information:

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

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

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

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