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.
- 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.
Graduates and Guests with Disabilities
If a person in your party requires any special services, please complete the Special Services Request Form, no later than April 15. Anyone whose guests require special seating or disability parking must complete the request form, requests made after April 15 may not be able to be accommodated.
During the ceremony, each graduate will be presented a diploma cover. Graduates will receive diplomas by mail. Diplomas will be mailed approximately six weeks after graduation. To purchase a diploma frame, visit the CU Shop.
The ceremony will be live streamed on Cumberland University’s YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/cumberlandu.
The 1842 Society
As a new alumni, you’re invited to join The 1842 Society! By purchasing a membership in The 1842 Society, you’ll receive multiple benefits while also helping current and future CU students receive an exceptional education! With your support, we can provide popular programs, services, and resources for our alumni and students. You’ll also make connections with a network of over 160+ CU alumni that continues to grow daily.
Click here to join! You’ll include $18.42 in the amount section and select “The 1842 Society” as your designation.
Some of the benefits you’ll receive include: graduation honor cords (first-come, first-serve)*, a subscription to Phoenix Rising Magazine, CU swag, being able to list this society on your resume for jobs and invitations to special events!
*We have a limited number of extra honor cords so join ASAP if you are interested in getting these to have for graduation and you’ll be able to pick them up at Cap and Gown Pickup! They will be first-come, first serve.
To learn more about The 1842 Society, click here.