Graduation Information


MTSU Summer 2016 Commencement Ceremonies


Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016


Dr. Tricia Farwell

Dr. Tricia Farwell

10 a.m. — This ceremony includes students in the College of Graduate Studies, which includes all master’s, education specialist and doctoral degree candidates; College of Basic and Applied Sciences; College of Behavioral and Health Sciences; College of Business; College of Education; College of Liberal Arts; College of Media and Entertainment; and the University College.

Guest Speaker:

Dr. Tricia Farwell, 2015-16 MTSU Faculty Senate president and an associate professor of advertising and public relations in MTSU’s School of Journalism.

Location: Murphy Center, Monte Hale Arena.

Hale Arena is located inside the Charles M. Murphy Athletic Center on the northwest side of the MTSU campus. Maps and driving directions are available here. You can find a printable diagram of seating at Murphy Center here.

Special note: Middle Tennessee Boulevard is under construction now through fall 2018. Please plan for traffic delays and use the north (Greenland Drive), south (East Main and Baird Lane) and west (Rutherford Boulevard) campus entrances/exits to ease traffic congestion.


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Reports on MTSU’s Spring 2016 commencement ceremonies, including photos and videos, are available here (undergrad events) and here (graduate event).


Graduation Details 

Detailed information for undergraduate students about summer 2016 commencement, including deadlines, attendance, caps and gowns, ceremony DVD purchases, access for guests with disabilities, and more, is available here. Details for graduate students on summer 2016 commencement are available here.

A final list of all graduates will be available early in the semester following commencement on this page.

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Commencement Photo Information

GradImages of Tallahassee, Fla., is the official photographer for MTSU commencement ceremonies. The company contacts all graduating students via email with information on commencement photo proofs, prices, etc. For information on commencement photos, visit www.gradimages.com or call 800-261-2576.


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