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Furman University will host its spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at 7 p.m. in Paladin Stadium. Can’t make it to the venue? There will be a live stream of the commencement exercises on the SoCon Digital Network.

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Spring 2019 Schedule

Mark your calendar for Commencement events.

See the schedule

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All degree candidates must register to participate in the commencement ceremony.

Register now

Graduation Checklist

Furman has a lot planned for Commencement Weekend. Make sure you are ready.

Read the checklist
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Students sitting in the audience, preparing to graduate

Rain Plan

In the event of inclement weather, Furman will hold its graduation exercises at Timmons Arena.

See the rain plan

Academic Regalia

Learn how to purchase candidate regalia or rent faculty regalia for the event.

Academic Regalia
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Family & Friends

Make your plans now for Commencement.

Family & Friends

Post-Commencement Celebration

Join us for a post-Commencement celebration at Fluor Field.

Celebrate the graduates
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Important Dates

19 Apr

Deadline to register for the commencement ceremony

Last day to register on MarchingOrder for the May commencement ceremony is April 19.

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10 May

Rehearsal for undergraduate degree candidates

Commencement Rehearsal for Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Science degree candidates.

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10 May

Rehearsal for evening studies and master degree candidates

​Commencement Rehearsal for Bachelor of Liberal Arts, Master of Arts, Master of Science and Education Specialist degree candidates

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