Winter Commencement will be held Friday, December 13, 2024, at the Sevierville Convention Center. The ceremony will consist of both undergraduate and graduate students. More details such as time, programs and live streaming options will be released at a later date.

The convention center is located at 202 Gists Creek Rd, Sevierville, TN 37876.


GradImages photographers will be taking all the professional photographs at Carson-Newman’s commencement ceremonies on May 3rd.  This will include receiving diploma portraits for undergraduate and graduate degree recipients, and hooding photographs of doctoral candidates.  GradImages will typically send proofs and order forms to graduates by mail a few days after commencement.  Orders may then be placed by mail or online.  


Applications for graduation are now available online through MyCN under Graduation Overview for students graduating in the following terms:

  • Spring 2024 (May 3, 2024)
  • Summer 2024 (August 9, 2024)