RAIN PLAN IN EFFECT FOR 2023 GRADUATION CEREMONIES
2023 Commencement Ceremony
The Master’s Hooding and Graduation ceremony will take place on Friday, May 5, 5:30 p.m. at the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena. The undergraduate graduation ceremony for Associate and Bachelor’s will take place on Saturday, May 6 at 10 a.m. at the Farm Bureau Expo Center (945 East Baddour Parkway, Lebanon, TN 37087) with no limit on the number of guests permitted to attend.
Rain Plan Details
Master’s Hooding and Graduation Ceremony
With a threat of possible inclement weather, the Master’s Hooding and Commencement Ceremony will take place on Friday, May 5 at 5:30 p.m. in the Dallas Floyd Phoenix Arena.
Graduates must arrive at their location dressed in their regalia without their cap, by 4:30 pm to locate their seat on the gym floor (name cards will be taped to the seats). There will be staff members available to assist with finding your specific seat.
General parking will be available in all campus lots except for the reserved spaces at Memorial Hall, which will be reserved for VIP guests and disability parking.
With a threat of possible inclement weather, the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony will take place at the Farm Bureau Expo Center, 945 East Baddour Parkway in Lebanon.
Graduates need to arrive to take their seat by 8:30 a.m. and general seating for guests will begin at 9:00 a.m.
- Please plan to enter the James E Ward Agricultural Center by using the Tennessee Blvd. entrance.
- Parking volunteers will be available to help guide you to find appropriate parking.
- Please note that Disability Drop Off and Parking are located in the front of the Expo Center.