Commencement Ceremonies

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Summer 2022 - Saturday, August 6
Students should plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes beforehand.
  • Architecture, Design and Construction
  • Forestry, Wildlife and Environment
  • Nursing
Graduate Arrival Time
7:30 a.m.
Ceremony Start Time
8:00 a.m.
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Human Sciences
  • Sciences and Mathematics
Graduate Arrival Time
8:50 a.m.
Ceremony Start Time
9:20 a.m.
  • Doctoral Candidates
Graduate Arrival Time
9:40 a.m.
Ceremony Start Time
10:40 a.m.
  • Masters
Graduate Arrival Time
10:10 a.m.
Ceremony Start Time
10:40 a.m.
  • Ginn College of Engineering
Graduate Arrival Time
1:00 p.m.
Ceremony Start Time
1:30 p.m.
  • Liberal Arts
Graduate Arrival Time
2:15 p.m.
Ceremony Start Time
2:45 p.m.
  • Harbert College of Business
Graduate Arrival Time
3:35 p.m.
Ceremony Start Time
4:05 p.m.
Parking Entry and Location
Stadium Map

Graduation Information

What To Expect

University Commencement

Friday, August 5th
Neville Arena

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

( Graduates must arrive by 4:00 p.m. )

  • All graduates must attend the University Commencement on Friday. As you enter the ceremony, you will pick up your name card. Name cards are required for photos and for the college ceremonies on Saturday.
  • Graduates should arrive no later than 4:00 pm and enter through the student entrance Arena doors.
  • Upon entry, all graduates will receive a commemorative AU cord and be seated.
  • The ceremony will include a keynote address, conferral of degrees, recognition of students graduating with honors, and the introduction of student graduation marshals.
  • Families and guests are welcome to attend the University Commencement; doors open at 3:00 p.m.
  • Graduates may only bring a cellphone; no bags are permitted in the arena, exceptions for medical issues.
  • Regalia is required (see below for information on ordering regalia from the AU Bookstore).

College and School Ceremonies

Saturday, August 6th
Neville Arena

8:00 a.m. - TBD

  • All undergraduate college and Graduate School ceremonies will be held in the Neville Arena, with the first ceremony beginning at 8 a.m.
  • Graduates must enter through the Student Entrance Arena doors at designated times below (see the ceremony schedule times below).
  • Ceremonies will begin with remarks by the dean, and all graduates will process across the stage and receive a copy of the Auburn Creed.
  • Name cards are required to display your name and hand it to the announcer.
Commencement Checklists


Your steps toward graduation begin during the first few weeks of the semester you plan to graduate. Download the undergraduate commencement checklist now and stay on track throughout the semester.

Undergraduate Checklist
Introducing the Summer Class of 2022
Undergraduate Degree Applicants
Masters Degree Applicants
Doctoral Degree Applicants
Applicants with Minor
Applicants with Double Major
Average GPA
Countries Represented
States Represented
Last updated: August 04, 2022