Cumberland University

Schedule of Events

Commencement, Saturday, May 5, 2018

Cap and Gown Pick-up

Monday, May 1 – Friday, May 5 at the Catron Alumni House from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Luncheon for Graduates – Served by the Faculty
Friday, May 5 at 11:30 a.m. in the Phillips Dining Hall. Free to all graduates. 
Graduation Rehearsal - ATTENDANCE REQUIRED!
Friday, May 4, 1:00 p.m. in Dallas Floyd Gymnasium, the session will last about one hour. At rehearsal, each graduate will have their name called to ensure it is pronounced correctly and that you know where your seat is located. We will review the procession, awarding of the degrees, and receiving of diplomas. 

Master's Hooding Ceremony - Friday evening, May 4, First Baptist Church Downtown Nashville - additional details will be announce soon. 

Graduate Line-Up
Saturday, May 5, 8:30 a.m. in Dallas Floyd Gymnasium. 

Graduation!  Saturday, May 5th, 10:00 a.m. in the DALLAS FLOYD RECREATION CENTER  (ceremony moved indoors due to rain - only guests with tickets will be allowed in Dallas Floyd Recreation Center - overflow locations on campus are available)
Guests may be seated at 9:00 a.m. Students who have guests with special needs for parking or seating should complete the request form on the website. Click here for details: Commencement