When: Saturday, August 28, 2021
Location: Reynolds Coliseum, 2411 Dunn Ave., Raleigh, NC, 27607
Start time: 9 a.m.
Length: The ceremony should last no longer than 1.5 hours.
Weather: The ceremony is indoors and will take place rain or shine.
Tickets: Graduates will receive information regarding their digital tickets on their NCSU Athletics account (to be accessed using the graduate’s NCSU email). Information on how those will be displayed and retrieved will be released after the RSVP deadline.
Livestreams: The ceremony will be live streamed, and will be recorded and made available for later viewing. Livestream details will be provided closer to the ceremony.
‘Walking:’ No graduates will ‘walk’ across the stage or have their names called during the ceremony. Alternative forms of graduate recognition, both in-ceremony and otherwise, are being planned.
Regalia: Graduates are expected to wear regalia to attend commencement. Contact the NC State Bookstores to order yours as soon as possible, if still needed.
Arena/Coliseum policies: All graduates, guests, faculty and staff in attendance will be required to adhere to the Reynolds Coliseum Prohibited Items & Policies.
Student Registration Information
Registration Requirements and Deadlines
All graduates should have received an email containing a link to a form to stay on the information distribution list. Only those who completed this form by the deadline were sent RSVP information upon release. Graduates who did not receive this email and would still like to receive information or RSVP should contact email@example.com for assistance.
Graduates will receive two (2) guest tickets for commencement. Additional guest tickets may be released after the RSVP deadline and graduates will receive notification if additional seats are available.
Graduates will receive information regarding their digital tickets on their NCSU Athletics account (to be accessed using the graduate’s NCSU email). Information on how those will be displayed and retrieved will be released after the RSVP deadline.
Back with the PACK: Alumni Association Event
When: Friday, August 27, 2021
Location: Dorothy & Roy Park Alumni Center, 2450 Alumni Dr., Raleigh, NC, 27606
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
What: Hosted by the Alumni Association and Chancellor Randy Woodson, this special celebration features live music from Liquid Pleasure, the chance to enjoy campus, connect with fellow 2020 graduates and kick off your in-person commencement weekend. Food trucks will also be present offering food for sale. Registration includes a complimentary drink ticket, Howling Cow ice cream and more.
More information and the registration form can be found here.