› Commencement Home Schedule of Events Academic Eligibility Important Details Cap and Gown Mementos Plan a Visit ›Apply Now ›Give to Furman › Main Content Column 1 Furman University will celebrate the Class of 2016 during its commencement weekend. The commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Paladin Stadium. Furman will award more than 600 undergraduate and graduate degrees during the ceremony. In addition to graduation exercises, the University will hold baccalaureate services on Saturday, May 7 at 11 a.m. in McAlister Auditorium. Check out the full schedule of events for commencement weekend. The summer commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, August 13 at 4:00 p.m. in the McAlister Auditorium. Furman will award more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degrees during the ceremony.Check out the full schedule of events for commencement. Watch Commencement Complementary streaming service is provided by the Southern Conference and will start 15 minutes before the ceremony begins. Watch commencement. Rain Plan In the event of inclement weather, Furman will hold its graduation exercises at Timmons Arena. Find out more about the rain plan. Can't make it to the ceremony? Check out live stream video of commencement here.