Spring Commencement 2016

Spring Commencement 2016 will be held on Saturday, May 7 at 9:00 a.m on the Alumni Green. In the event of anticipated severe weather Shawnee State University will utilize a Severe Weather Plan. This plan consists of two separate ceremonies in the Eloise Covert Smith Theater in the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts.

The College of Arts and Sciences, University College, Teacher Education and Engineering Technology students will graduate at 9:00 a.m. The College of Professional Studies will graduate at 1:00 p.m. Tickets are required.


Rehearsal for Commencement will be at noon on Friday, May 6 in the Eloise Covert Smith Theater in Vern Riffe Center for the Arts.

If you have questions, please call Mistie Spicer, Assistant Director Event & Conference Services at 740-351-3635.

Students at Graduation

Can’t Join Us for Commencement?

Family and friends who are unable to attend the ceremony may view it by logging onto the University's homepage and clicking on a link that will take them to a page with the webcast of the ceremony. Please be aware this pilot program site does include commercials.

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