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Due to inclement weather and the forecast for rain, commencement exercises scheduled for Paladin Stadium at 7:30 p.m. tonight will take place in Timmons Arena.

Students will still partake in the traditional march down the mall, and should report to McAlister Auditorium at 6:15 p.m. as originally planned.

The streaming video broadcast of commencement will be available in McAlister Auditorium, which seats approximately 1,850 people.

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Spring 2019 Schedule

Mark your calendar for Commencement events.

See the schedule

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Rain Plan

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

See the rain plan


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

Register now
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Graduation Checklist

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

Read the checklist

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