Graduation Activities for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Students wearing cap and gowns excited for graduation

It's Your Time, Class of 2024!

Congratulations, CHSS graduates! 

We look forward to seeing all of our graduates, their families, and friends at our upcoming celebrations! 

University Commencement

On May 9, 2024, at 10:00 a.m., President Gregory Washington will preside at the University Commencement ceremony in the EagleBank Arena. Doctoral candidates will be individually recognized and hooded; bachelor and master graduates will be recognized as a group at their seats. The university website has more information about Commencement and how to obtain tickets for guests.

CHSS Degree Celebration

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences Degree Celebration for our graduating students will be held on Friday, May 10, 2024, at 2:30 p.m., in the EagleBank Arena. Graduates will be individually recognized with their name called and will be photographed as they cross the stage. The degree celebration will feature guest speakers and the Green Machine Pep Band.

Tickets and Security 

All guests attending the Degree Celebration in EagleBank Arena will require a ticket. Tickets are now available on Ticketmaster for the CHSS Degree Celebration on Friday, May 10, at 2:30 p.m. Graduates use their G# (including the uppercase G) as the password to add tickets. All tickets are mobile delivery and will need to be transferred to guests. Obtain tickets here for the CHSS Degree Celebration.

Please note: Guests without a Degree Celebration seating ticket for EagleBank Arena can watch a live stream of the ceremony in Dewberry Hall in the Johnson Center. No tickets are required.

All individuals attending graduation ceremonies, including graduates, faculty, staff, and guests will be subject to security screening. Plan to arrive one hour before the start of your ceremony.

Live Webcast

You can watch Commencement and the CHSS Degree Celebration ceremonies from anywhere via the live streaming webcast. Visit

See below to learn:

  • what participating students need to know
  • how to request accommodations for those with disabilities
  • how to get to campus, where to park, what hotels are nearby
  • Graduation FAQs


Degree Celebration Information for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences