Office of the Registrar 201 Ginger Hall, Morehead State University Morehead, KY 40351Phone: 606-783-2008Fax: 606-783-9103E-mail: email@example.com
The Office of the Registrar coordinates the commencement ceremony for Morehead State University. Formal graduation ceremonies are held every fall in December (1 ceremony) and spring in May (2 ceremonies).
Students who complete degree requirements in the spring or summer are eligible to participate in the commencement ceremony in May of the graduation year. Students who complete degree requirements in the fall or winter are eligible to participate in the commencement ceremony in December of the graduation year. Graduates who elect not to participate in their respective ceremony will not be eligible to walk in a future ceremony unless they earn a new degree.
On the day of commencement, candidates for graduation are to report to the AAC no later than 30 minutes before the ceremony begins. Candidates should arrive dressed in their cap and gown for undergraduates or cap, gown and hood for graduate candidates. At that time, graduates will line up for the academic procession. The ceremony begins on time barring any extenuating circumstances so please arrive and line up on time.
Friday, December 11, 2015 @ 4:00 p.m. - Commencement rehearsal Saturday, December 12, 2015 @ 10:30 a.m. - Commencement ceremony Academic-Athletic Center 111 Playforth Place Morehead, KY 40351
Graduates are required to attend rehearsal if you plan on participating in the ceremony.
Friday, May 13, 2016 @ 4:00 p.m. - Commencement rehearsal Saturday, May 14, 2016 @ Academic-Athletic Center 111 Playforth Place Morehead, KY 40351 10:00 a.m. - College of Education and Caudill College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 2:00 p.m. - College of Business & Technology and College of Science
Graduates are required to attend rehearsal if he or she plans on participating in the ceremony.
GradFair is a one-stop shop event that is hosted each semester by the Alumni Association so that students can obtain everything they need for commencement and connect with important resources. After Grad Fair, students can find the materials needed for commencement at the University Bookstore during regular business hours.
At GradFair, students can:
A cap, gown, and tassel are the official regalia that must be worn at commencement for undergraduate candidates. A cap, gown, tassel, and hood for the respective discipline are the official regalia that must be worn at commencement for graduate candidates. Regalia can be purchased at the University Bookstore. We strongly recommend you purchase your cap and gown early.
Graduates requiring special assistance to participate in the commencement ceremony should speak with Registrar's Office staff immediately following commencement rehearsal.
Guests requiring special accommodation or handicapped seating on the day of the ceremony should plan to arrive at least one hour early to receive assistance.
The university makes arrangements with a professional photographer to take pictures of all graduates as they receive their diploma cover on stage. Students participating in the graduation ceremony will have an opportunity to purchase individual photographs from the photographer. Proofs will be emailed directly to students. There is no obligation to purchase photos.
Friends and family may view the live webcast of the ceremony via the OVC network. Additional information regarding live stream as well as a direct link is available the day of commencement on Morehead State University’s main webpage.
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