SPRING COMMENCEMENT 2017
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. CST
Daniel Chappie James Center
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Speaker:

JOHN SKIPPER

    ESPN President and Disney Media Networks Co-Chairman    

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Events
SATURDAY, MAY 6
College of Veterinary Medicine Graduation Ceremony - Speaker: Dr. Christine Jenkins - 10:00 am - Tuskegee University Chapel

THURSDAY, MAY 11 
Graduation Rehearsal - 10am - Daniel "Chappie" James Center 
School of Education Induction Ceremony
 - Speaker: Dawn Davis - Time: 7:00 pm - Kellogg Conference Center Ballroom

FRIDAY, MAY 12
Baccalaureate Service - Speaker: The Hon. Charles Price - 10am - Tuskegee University Chapel 
Graduates & Parents Reception - 11:30am-1:30pm - Grey Columns
ROTC Commissioning Ceremony - Speaker: Brigadier General Barbara Lynne Owens - 1:00 pm - Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center Ballroom
Nursing & Allied Health Capping & Pinning Ceremony - Speaker - Dr. Fayron Epps - 3:00 pm - Tuskegee University Chapel
Order of the Engineer Ceremony - Speaker: Steven L. Hill - 3:00 pm - Logan Hall
Social Work Pinning Ceremony - Speaker: Quentin Coates - 6:00 pm - Kenney Hall, Bioethics Auditorium

SATURDAY, MAY 13
Commencement - Speaker: John Skipper, ESPN President - 10am - Daniel "Chappie" James Center

Commencement Day Information
TICKETS

At this time, graduating seniors will receive 5 tickets for entry to the commencement exercises, due to the limited seating capacity of the Daniel "Chappie" James Center. Also, each graduate will be provided with 4 tickets for the Parent and Graduates Reception along with their commencement tickets at the rehearsal.

SEATING
  1. Primary Location: Daniel Chappie James Center on May 13 at 10:00 a.m. (with tickets) 
  2. Overflow Location: the University Chapel (tickets not required)
  3. Live Streaming on Commencement day: www.tuskegee.edu/live 
SEATING TIME 

Doors to the James Center will open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 9:15 a.m. for the line of march. NO ENTRY INTO THE ARENA DURING THE PROCESSIONAL. The processional will begin at 9:30 a.m. You must have a ticket to enter the arena, NO EXCEPTIONS. If you do not have a ticket, please proceed to one of the satellite locations listed below.

SATELLITE LOCATIONS 

The following areas have been designated as satellite locations for viewing Commencement remotely:
  • The Tuskegee University Chapel
SECTIONS FOR THE DISABLED 

Sections are available in the "Chappie" James Center for disabled individuals who use wheelchairs. Graduating seniors should inform appropriate University personnel in advance of any special needs of family members or guests.

DESIGNATED PUBLIC PARKING
  • Behind Foster Hall
  • In front of Harvey Hall
  • Behind the Chapel
  • Beside Kenney Hall
  • Handicapped parking near Foster Hall
  • Designated parking for the disabled will be in the Foster Hall (Engineering building) parking lot. Please consult the campus map for regular parking.
SHUTTLE SERVICE 

On-campus shuttle service will begin at 8:30 am from designated parking lots on Commencement Day.

LIVE WEBCAST 

On Commencement day go to www.tuskegee.edu/live, or the Tuskegee University homepage www.tuskegee.edu and click on LIVE Commencement Webcast. Then, sit back and enjoy the event. The broadcast will begin at 9:30 a.m.
 
 
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This page will be updated as information becomes available.




  
Satellite Locations 
The following areas have been designated as satellite locations for viewing Commencement remotely:
  • The University Chapel
  • The Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center Auditorium