Spring Commencement 2015
Saturday, May 2, 2015 10:00 a.m. Arts Terrace
View a live webstream of the Spring 2015 Commencement ceremony starting at 10:00 a.m.
Tickets are not required for any of Ball State's commencement ceremonies.
Name cards can be picked up in advance at each college dean's office, in the Commencement Office (Lucina Hall, room B-4), and outside the Office of the Registrar (Lucina Hall, room B-43). Cards will also be available at each college ceremony the day of commencement.
The May Commencement ceremonies honor students who will complete degree requirements at the end of the spring semester 2015.
Main Ceremony Lineup Information
The ceremony at the Arts Terrace includes a commencement speaker, hooding of honorary doctoral candidates, recognition and hooding of doctoral and specialist in education candidates, recognition of undergraduate honor students, and the conferral of bachelor’s, master’s, and associate degrees by President Jo Ann M. Gora.
The processional will start at 9:50 a.m. on the Arts Terrace, outside. The main ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. and will last about an hour.
Please note that the time and location may be changed due to inclement weather.
Individual College Ceremonies information
Please remember, you must apply to graduate and declare your intent to participate in a ceremony!
Cap and Gown Grad Fair will be held March 25 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and March 26 from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at the Ball State Bookstore (first floor, Art and Journalism Building). Balfour, Ball State's official cap and gown company, will be on site to assist with your cap and gown purchase, invitation ordering, class rings, and frames for your diploma.