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COMMENCEMENT UPDATE: Commencement Ceremony moved to Timmons Arena

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

Faculty and the platform party will still need to report to the Herring Suite at Timmons at 6:30 p.m.

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

Six guest tickets for the rain site were issued to each degree candidate at rehearsal on Friday afternoon. Students should direct their guests to enter through the main doors to the arena, which will open at 6 p.m.

Faculty, graduates and singers are to park in the Chapel Lot South (between the chapel and football stadium).

Any additional weather updates will be provided through Furman’s campus alert systems and posted on the Furman home page. You may also call the university weather hotline at 864-294-3766 for the most up-to-date information.

Last updated January 1, 1970
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