Commencement Information

College of Education Commencement Information

The following is information for students who are Master's and Ed. D. candidates. A separate ceremony will be held for our credential students. Please visit our Credential Ceremony page for more information.

Ceremony Date:  Friday, May 18, 2018
Location: Titan Gym
Time: 7:00pm (or immediately following the university ceremony)

Graduates not attending the All university ceremony need to arrive to the southside of the Titan Gym by 6:30p.m. to begin lining up.


Tickets are required for your guests to attend the ceremony.  Online ticket distribution will begin on April 3, 2018.  More information regarding ticket distribution will be emailed to candidates.


Commencement Receptions

Please contact your department for reception details.

Commencement Dress

Caps and gowns are mandatory for the commencement day ceremonies and will be available for purchase at the Titan Bookstore beginning March 23, 2018. Master's candidates will be hooded during the ceremony. Comfortable shoes are highly recommended as there will be considerable walking and the graduate's chairs will be on a lawn for the university-wide ceremony.

Tassel Position
Master's & Ed. D. Candidate - left side of mortarboard

Tassel Color:
Education Candidate - light blue
Instructional Design and Technology Candidate - purple

Commencement Student Speaker: Dr. Kim Case
Distinguished Faculty Marshal: Dr. Mark Ellis

Accommodations For People With Disabilities

For information on how to request services, please visit the Disability Support Services Opens in new window commencement site. Please be aware that you may be required to walk a considerable distance and that shuttle service will not be provided from parking lots or between ceremonies.  Guests will have an opportunity to check out a wheelchair for free if needed.  Please note, this service is available on a first-come first-served basis.

Commencement Contacts

Heather Terry  
Aimee Nelson