Inclement Weather Information

Inclement Weather Information

Inclement Weather Information

University Ceremony & Celebration 

  • In the case our ceremony and celebration is postponed due to inclement weather, we will host the ceremony and celebration on Sunday, May 12, 2019 @ 11 a.m.

College & School Ceremonies 

  • In case of inclement weather during Commencement Week, College ceremonies on the University Green will move to Esby Gymnasium and the Student Recreation Center.
  • All ceremonies held in Pfleeger Concert Hall, Wilson Hall will remain in place. 

Monday, May 13, 2019 
10:00 AM   College of Science & Mathematics and School of Health Professions
Tickets required. Please see venue by majors

  • Esby Gymnasium: Computer Science, Data Analytics, Mathematics, Computing & Informatics
  • Rec Center: Nursing, Wellness & Lifestyle Management, Athletic Training, Community Health Advocacy and Education, Health & Exercise Science, Health Promotion & Wellness Management, Human Performance in Clinical Settings, Nutrition

2:00 PM   College of Science & Mathematics
Tickets required. Please see venue by majors

  • Esby Gymnasium: Bioinformatics, Pharmaceutical Science, Biochemistry, Biological Science, Biophysics, Chemistry, Physical Sciences/Chemistry, Physical Sciences/Physics, Physics, Translational Biomedical Sciences
  • Rec Center: Applied Behavior Analysis, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Psychological Science, Psychology

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
10:00 AM   William G. Rohrer College of Business
Tickets required. Please see venue by majors

  • Esby Gymnasium: M.B.A., Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Management, MIS, Marketing & Supply Chain and Logistics 
  • Rec Center: Accounting & Finance

2:00 PM   College of Humanities & Social Sciences
Tickets required.  Please see venue by majors

  • Esby Gymnasium: All majors EXCEPT Law/Justice, Liberal Studies & Criminal Justice
  • Rec Center: Law/Justice, Liberal Studies & Criminal Justice

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 
10:00 AM   College of Communication & Creative Arts
Tickets required. Please see venue by majors

  • Esby Gymnasium: Journalism, Advertising, M.A./B.A. Public Relations, Writing and Writing Arts 
  • Rec Center: Communications Studies, Art/Studio Art, And Radio/Television/Film 

4:00 PM   College of Education
Tickets required. 
Please see venue by degree

  • Esby Gymnasium: Bachelors
  • Rec Center: Masters, Ed.S., and Ed.D 

Thursday, May 16, 2019
10:00 AM   Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering
Tickets required. 
Please see venue by major

  • Esby Gymnasium: All majors

2:00 PM    School of Osteopathic Medicine and Graduate School of Biomedical Science
Tickets are not required. 

  • Esby Gymnasium: All majors

Simulcast location: Chamberlain Student Center, Room 127 and 129
There will be live simulcast sites for college ceremony guests without tickets. Seating in these areas is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors will close once the room capacity has been reached.

Special needs parking accommodations will not change for inclement weather ceremonies. Please follow the directions you received with your parking pass. Golf carts and shuttles will be available to transport guests with disabilities to their rain ceremony location.

Inclement weather notification will be announced the morning of Commencement, beginning at 7 a.m.:

Check today's Weather Channel forecast.