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The May 2020 Commencement ceremony has been postponed.  We look forward to celebrating the accomplishments of the Class of 2020 at a later date.  We will provide updates as plans are confirmed.

For more information or questions, please email

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Spring 2020 Commencement Schedule

All Spring 2020 Commencement events have been postponed.  We will provide updated information as plans are confirmed.

View the Spring schedule

Rain Plan

All of our efforts are focused on having the commencement ceremony in Paladin Stadium unless weather conditions absolutely require otherwise.

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

Register now

Graduation Checklist

Make sure you are ready.

Read the checklist
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Academic Regalia

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

Academic Regalia

Family & Friends

Make your plans now for Commencement.

Family & Friends
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Important Dates

18 Apr

Deadline to register for the commencement ceremony

The deadline to register and submit your attendance for May Commencement is Friday, April 18, 2020.

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07 May

Diverse Dins Graduation Celebration

This event will acknowledge the unique experiences of underrepresented students at Furman University, including students of color, international, LGBTQ+ and students with disabilities, and commemorate their academic achievements. Each graduate will be acknowledged individually during the program, and given a unique token commemorating their time...

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08 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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