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Commencement Week

Wednesday, May 9th

The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons Open Houses
8:00 - 9:30 pm
All 10 Houses

The Party
9:00 pm - Midnight (Gates open at 8:30 pm)
Commons Lawn

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Thursday, May 10th

Nichols-Chancellor's Medal Award Ceremony and Senior Day Speaker
11:00 am - Noon
Memorial Gym

Faculty Seminars
2:00 - 3:00 pm and 3:15 - 4:00 pm
Wilson Hall

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Friday, May 11th

Main Commencement Ceremony
9:00  - 10:15 am
Alumni Lawn

Undergraduate Diploma-Awarding Ceremony
10:30 am - Noon
Alumni Lawn

Graduate and Professional School Diploma-Awarding Ceremonies

  • Divinity School
    10:30 am
    Benton Chapel
  • Law School
    10:30 am
    Curry Field
  • School of Nursing
    11:00 am
    Branscomb Quadrangle
  • Graduate School
    11:00 am
    Magnolia Lawn
  • Owen Graduate School of Management
    11:00 am
    Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center
  • Peabody College
    11:00 am
    Wyatt Center Lawn
  • School of Medicine
    11:00 am 
    Langford Auditorium

Strawberries and Champagne (Undergraduate Reception)
12:15 - 1:30 pm
Library Lawn (A&S)
Bishops Commons (Blair, Engineering, & Peabody)

Army ROTC and Naval ROTC Commissioning Ceremony
3:00 pm 
Blair School of Music, Turner Hall

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