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Commencement

The May 2020 Commencement exercises will take place on May 9, 2020, at 7 p.m in The Paladin Stadium.

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Spring 2020 Commencement Schedule

Mark your calendar for Furman’s Spring 2020 Commencement events.

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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Students at commencement

Registration

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 Mar

College Fair, March 18

Get your graduation regalia, stole of gratitude (which is an item sold as a gift to a parent/grandparent/professor to show appreciation), honor cords, and degree frame. Herff Jones will also be present for ordering your class ring and graduation announcements.

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19 Mar

College Fair, March 19

Get your graduation regalia, stole of gratitude (which is an item sold as a gift to a parent/grandparent/professor to show appreciation), honor cords, and degree frame. Herff Jones will also be present for ordering your class ring and graduation announcements.

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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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