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Spring 2017 Commencement Ceremonies

 Undergraduate Commencement:

Friday, May 5, 2017

9:00 a.m.

Burke-Tarr Stadium

Carson-Newman University Campus



Undergraduate Commencement Rehearsal:Thursday, May 4, 2017, Holt Fieldhouse, 10:30 a.m.

Rain Plan: In case of inclement weather, two ceremonies, one at 9:00 a.m. and one at 1:00 p.m. will be held in Holt Fieldhouse on the Carson-Newman University campus.  See below for ceremony participants:

9:00 a.m. Graduates from, Art, Biology, Chemistry, Communications, Education, English, Exercise Science, Film History, Math, Music, Political Science, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Psychology, Religion, Sociology and World Languages will participate in the first ceremony.

1:00 p.m. Undergraduates from the Departments of Business, Family and Consumer Science, and Nursing will participate in the 1 p.m. ceremony.

  A decision will be made on Thursday, May 5th 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 5, 2017

7:00 p.m.

Holt Fieldhouse

Carson-Newman University Campus

Spring graduation candidates should check their CN email regularly during the 2017

Spring semester for updates and information concerning commencement and graduation.


This year we will be streaming Graduation LIVE on our website. 

Click here to be directed to the LIVE stream page.

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