Media Information

Thank you for your interest in covering the Tuskegee University Commencement and Pre-Commencement Ceremonies

All media – reporters, photographers, videographers, bloggers – interested in covering Tuskegee University Commencement and Pre-Commencement activities must request media credentials.

Commencement Coverage:
  • Tuskegee’s Summer Commencement ceremony will be held Friday, August 2, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. CST at the Tuskegee University Chapel
  • Wayne J. Riley, MD, Former President and CEO of Meharry Medical College will be the commencement speaker
Media Credentials for the Commencement Activities:
  • Please submit credential request using the Media Credential Form
  • Credentials can be picked up in person on the day of the event
  • Logistic details will be forwarded to media 
Baccalaureate Coverage:
  • The Baccalaureate ceremony will be held Friday, May 10, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. CST at the Gen. Daniel “Chappie” James Center
  • Media interested in covering the Baccalaureate should submit credential their request by May 7th using the Media Credential Form – this form can also be found at
Photo, Video, Speech Request:
  • To request hi-resolution photographs and/or copies of the commencement speeches/excerpts, contact Teri Sumbry at 334-339-1928 or
  • To request video footage from the ceremonies; contact Chris Renegar at

Credential Pick Up:
  • Tuskegee University, Office of Communications, Marketing and Public Relations, 2nd Floor, Kresge Center

Media Parking: (For All Events)
  • Media may park in the parking lot behind the Chapel or appropriate parking spaces near the Chapel. Parking passes may be picked up with credentials.