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Events Hosted by Individual Schools

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Commencement 2015

  • May 6 – Wednesday
  • May 7 – Thursday
  • May 8 – Friday

College of Arts and Science

  • Wednesday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.— E. Bronson Ingram Studio Art Center, Space 204 gallery
    • Senior Exhibition, Department of Art
  • Thursday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.—E. Bronson Ingram Studio Art Center, Space 204 gallery
    • Senior Exhibition, Department of Art
  • Thursday 4:30-6 p.m. — Student Life Center, Commodore Ballroom
    • Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Ceremony

Blair School of Music

  • Thursday 3 p.m. — Turner Recital Hall
    • Senior Recognition Ceremony
    • Reception following for graduates and their families in Turner Lobby
  • Thursday 5 p.m. — Turner Recital Hall
    • Senior Showcase
  • Friday 7 a.m. — Ingram Lobby, Blair School
    • Continental Breakfast for Blair degree candidates and their guests

Divinity School

  • Thursday 5 p.m. — Benton Chapel
    • Celebration service
  • Friday 10:30 a.m. — Benton Chapel
    • Diploma ceremony
    • Reception following

School of Engineering

  • Thursday 4 p.m. — University Club
    • Awards Ceremony for award recipients and their guests
  • Friday 11:00 a.m. — Magnolia Circle Lawn
    • Master’s Program — Diploma Ceremony
    • Reception following

Graduate School

  • Friday 11:00 a.m. — Magnolia Circle Lawn
    • Diploma Ceremony
    • Reception following

Law School

  • Thursday 2 - 3 p.m. -- Law School
    • Law and Business Program Reception 
  • Thursday 3 - 4:30 p.m. — Law School
    • Open House for degree candidates and their guests
  • Friday 10:30 a.m. — Curry Field
    • Diploma Ceremony
    • Reception following

School of Medicine

  • Thursday 4 - 5:30 p.m. — Langford Auditorium
    • School of Medicine MD Program Class Day
    • Reception following in the North Lobby of Light Hall
  • Friday 11 a.m. — Langford Auditorium
    • School of Medicine Program of Recognition — Diploma Awarding
    • Strawberries and Champagne – Light Hall Plaza

School of Nursing

  • Thursday 4 p.m. — Wightman Chapel, Scarritt-Bennett Center5
    • Pinning Ceremony for May 2015 Degree (MSN and DNP) Candidates
  • Thursday 5 p.m. — Godchaux Hall, Living Room
    • Reception for all degree candidates and their guests
  • Friday 10:45 a.m. — Branscomb Quadrangle
    • Investiture of the Academic Hood and Diploma Ceremony
    • Reception following

Owen Graduate School of Management

  • Thursday 3 - 4:30 p.m. — Management Hall
    • Reception for M.B.A., M.S.F. and M.Acc. degree candidates
  • Friday 11 a.m. — Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center
    • Diploma Ceremony
    • Graduation Celebration at Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center following Ceremony

Peabody College of Education and Human Development

  • Thursday 4 - 5 p.m. — Wyatt Center Rotunda and Lobby
    • Awards Ceremony for award recipients and their guests
    • Reception following
  • Friday 11 a.m. — Wyatt Center Lawn
    • Diploma Ceremony
    • Reception following

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Future Commencement Dates

 2016  -  May 11, 12, 13
 2017  -  May 10, 11, 12
 2018  -  May 9, 10, 11
 2019  -  May 8, 9, 10

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