Spring Commencement 2016
The May Commencement ceremonies honor students who will complete degree requirements at the end of the spring semester. The 2016 ceremonies will be May 7.
Tickets are not required for any of Ball State's commencement ceremonies.
Also, you may view a live webstream of the Spring 2016 Commencement ceremony starting at 10 a.m.
You must apply to graduate and declare your intent to participate in a ceremony on the graduation application.
The day begins with a main ceremony to celebrate all graduates. Before the event, graduates should check where they need to line up.
Photo courtesy of Grad Images.
The processional starts at 9:30 a.m. on the Arts Terrace, outside with student lineup at 9:00 a.m. The main ceremony begins at 10 a.m. and will last about an hour.
The ceremony will also include:
- hooding of honorary doctoral candidates
- recognition and hooding of doctoral and specialist in education candidates
- conferral of bachelor’s, master’s, and associate degrees by President Paul W. Ferguson
You may purchase commencement photos from Grad Images.
After the main ceremony, each college hosts an individual ceremony.
Times and locations may change because of inclement weather.