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Spring 2018 Commencement Ceremonies


Undergraduate Commencement:

Friday, May 4, 2018

9:00 a.m.

Burke-Tarr Stadium

Carson-Newman University Campus


Undergraduate Commencement Rehearsal: Thursday, May 3, 2018, Holt Fieldhouse, 10:30 a.m. Celebration lunch:     Thursday, May 3, 2018, 12 noon, Stokely Cafeteria 

Rain Plan: In case of inclement weather, three ceremonies, one at 9:00 a.m., one at 11:00 am and one at 2:00 p.m. will be held in Holt Fieldhouse on the Carson-Newman University campus.  A decision concerning graduates from departments for each ceremony will be determined once the May undergraduate graduation list is finalized.

A decision will be made on Thursday, May 3rd regarding the rain plan and the location for the undergraduate ceremonies. Announcements concerning the rain plan will be available on the C-N website.


Graduate Studies Commencement 

Friday, May 4, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Holt Fieldhouse

Carson-Newman University Campus


Spring graduation candidates should check their CN email regularly during the 2018

Spring semester for updates and information concerning commencement and graduation



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