The ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. with the academic procession. It ends shortly after 12:00 p.m. Gates to campus open at 8:30 a.m. and a ticket is required for entrance.
The ceremony is held outdoors on the Morningside campus, rain or shine. The Levien Gymnasium will serve as an indoor, weather-friendly, accessible viewing location for any guests with a general admission ticket.
In keeping with tradition, the University President is the Commencement speaker.