Sun 19 May 2019 | 11:00am-12:30pm
9:00am | Gesling Stadium Opens
Gesling Stadium opens to guests at 9:00am.
10:00am | Robing
Robing for all commencement ceremony participants occurs at various locations on campus. Robing is for all graduates and ceremony participants only. Guests should proceed directly to the stadium.
10:15am | Guests Seated for Ceremony
All guests must be seated by 10:15am for the procession of graduates into Gesling Stadium.
11:00am | CMU Commencement Ceremony
All graduating students at CMU will be celebrated during the University-wide Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony begins with the procession of graduates and will include addresses from the student speaker and keynote speaker, as well as a charge from the president of the university. Tickets are not required for this event and there is no limit on the number of guests a student may bring, however seating is first come first served. The ceremony takes place outdoors in Gesling Stadium, rain or shine! The stadium is NOT covered and there is no shade. An indoor simulcast and a webcast will be available for those who wish to be seated indoors.