The Fall Commencement ceremony will take place in Bender Arena on AU's campus and will last approximately 2 hours. Graduates should report to line-up areas 45 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony and sit with colleagues in their academic program. Graduates do not cross the stage in alphabetical order and may sit with friends within their academic program.
December 15 - 16
Regalia, commencement ticket, and parking pass distribution in the Bridge Café (formerly the lower level of the Campus Store).
- 7:30 - 9:30 pm
- Toast to Graduates - Refreshments and a champagne toast, celebrating AU's new graduates. Open to grads and guests. RSVP for this event
- 10 am
- Fall Commencement ceremony
- Receptions immediately following ceremony:
- CAS - Cyrus and Myrtle Katzen Arts Center
- SPA - Ward Circle Building Lobby
- Kogod - Kogod School of Business Building
- SIS - School of International Service Building
- SOC - McKinley Building
- 4 pm
- Deadline to return rental regalia to Bridge Café.