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Graduation

Auburn Campus Commencement

Date: May 18, 2019
Time: 1:00-3:30
Location: Auburn Arena

Graduation will take place at Auburn Arena. The Arena is located on Auburn University’s Campus in Auburn, AL.  Arena parking is located next to the facility.  Attendance is required for all graduates.

Auburn Arena
250 Beard-Eaves Court
Auburn, AL 36849

Auditorium parking is located behind the facility.

Hotel Accomodations with Special Rates:

Google Maps Directions

We will provide, free of charge, to all graduating students:

  • Graduation Announcements: Fifteen (15) announcements and Fifteen (15) envelopes
  • Name Cards: Twenty-five (25) personalized name cards to include in announcements
  • Notecards: Twenty-five (25) blank note cards and twenty-five (25) envelopes (can be used to write personal notes to go along with your announcements or keep them for thank you notes)
  • Military Promotion Ceremony Announcements: Fifteen (15) announcements and fifteen (15) envelopes for each HPSP recipient

On a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last, you may purchase:

  • Extra announcements, $1 each
  • Extra name cards, $4 for twenty-five (25) name cards
  • Extra notecards, $1 for five (5) notecards
  • Extra military announcements, free while supplies last

Wednesday, May 15

Graduation Check In
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Students participating in military ceremony, and the *first two assigned groups must complete check-in on Wednesday, anyone else is voluntary but must notify registrar ahead of time.
*more information about group assignments to follow

Military Ceremony Rehearsal
3 p.m.
War Memorial Chapel – Virginia Tech
Mandatory for HPSP graduates

Mandatory In-Person Exit Counseling Session Regarding Financial Aid
5 p.m. - 7 p.m
OMS I Classroom

Thursday, May 16

Graduat​ion Check In
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
All students not assigned to check-in on Wednesday must complete check-in on Thursday

Military Ceremony Rehearsal
12:30 p.m.
The Auburn University Hotel and Conference Center Auditorium
Mandatory for HPSP graduates

Mandatory Commencement Rehearsal and Class Photo
2 p.m. (Regalia needed)
Lecture Hall 1
Mandatory for all Class of 2019 graduates

Mandatory In-Person Exit Counseling Session For All Graduates Regarding Financial Aid
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 
Lecture Hall 1

Friday, May 17

Military Promotion Ceremony
10:00 a.m. (military graduates arrive at 9:30 a.m.)
The Auburn University Hotel and Conference Center

Graduation Banquet
6 p.m.
The Auburn University Hotel and Conference Center 
The Banquet is a celebration dinner and College awards presentation with seating for graduates and members of their immediate family (or significant others).  More information to follow.

Saturday, May 18

Graduation Ceremony
1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (graduates and family hooders arrive at 12:00 p.m.)
Auburn Arena – Auburn University
The Arena is located on Auburn University’s Campus.  Arena parking is located at the facility.  Attendance is required for all graduates.

Graduation Reception
Immediately Following Graduation Ceremony
Located on the VCOM grounds 
Food and fun for entire family 

Diploma pick up at VCOM – Auburn Campus
3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Lecture Hall 1

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