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Inclement Weather

Alternate plan will be confirmed at 7:00 a.m. on commencement day.

If Ball State expects inclement weather between 9 and 11 a.m. the day of commencement, the main ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. in Worthen Arena, with limited seating available.

Main Ceremony

Undergraduate and Master’s Degree Students

Enter Worthen Arena through upper-level Gate 1 and Gate 2 starting at 9 a.m. Proceed to aisles 4, 5, and 6. Signs and arena workers will instruct you where to sit. Please be in your seats by 9:45 a.m. so the ceremony can start on time at 9:55 a.m. with the faculty processional.

Doctoral and Specialist in Education Degree Candidates

Report to Worthen Arena at 9 a.m. through lower-level Gate 1 by the ticket office. Meet your faculty advisor to line up for your processional into the arena at 9:45 a.m. and Acting Dean Carolyn Kapinus will provide instructions.

Faculty and Professional Staff

Lineup instructions will be available when you enter the arena at lower-level Gate 1 at 9:00 a.m.

Individual College Ceremonies

College of Applied Sciences and Technology

  • location: Worthen Arena
  • inclement weather start time: 3:30 p.m.

College of Architecture and Planning

Miller College of Business

College of Communication, Information, and Media

College of Fine Arts

College of Sciences and Humanities

  • location: Worthen Arena
  • inclement weather start time: 12:30 p.m.

Teachers College

Commencement Office
Lucina Hall, room B43
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: Academic Year: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Summer: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday
Phone: 765-285-1689
Fax: 765-285-8765
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