College and Departmental Ceremonies

Along with the main Commencement ceremony that recognizes all of our graduates across all disciplines, the various Colleges and their departments host additional individual ceremonies across campus and in the surrounding area.

Times and locations for college and departmental ceremonies are subject to change. Please contact your department if you have any questions.

Plan your transportation: View our Parking & Transportation page for a list of suggested parking areas for each college/departmental commencement ceremony.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Agricultural and Extension Education; Agricultural Science; and Youth, Family and Community Sciences – 1:30 p.m. Witherspoon Cinema, Main Campus
Agricultural and Resource Economics – 1:30 p.m. 3400 Nelson Hall, Main Campus
Animal Science – 4:00 p.m. McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St.
Biological and Agricultural Engineering – 1:30 p.m. Duke Energy Hall, James B. Hunt Jr. Library, Centennial Campus
Crop Science and Soil Science – 1:00 p.m. 2215 Williams Hall
Food Science; Bioprocessing; and Nutrition Sciences – 1:30 p.m. Presidential Ballroom, DoubleTree Hilton Brownstone
Horticultural Science – 1:30 p.m. Ruby McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum
Molecular and Structural Biochemistry – 1:00 p.m. 124 Dabney Hall, Main Campus
Plant Biology – 1:30 p.m. 101 David Clark Labs, Main Campus
Prestage Department of Poultry Science – 1:30 p.m. 2722 Bostian Hall, Main Campus
Interdepartmental Graduate & Undergraduate Programs (Environmental Sciences; Genomics; Natural Resources; Nutrition; Physiology) Location of Major Faculty Advisor

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Agricultural Institute – 11:00 a.m. Stewart Theatre, Talley Student Union, Main Campus

College of Design

Thursday, December 20, 2018

All graduate and undergraduate programs – 10:00 a.m. McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St.
Reception immediately following ceremony

College of Education

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

All graduate and undergraduate programs – 1:30 p.m. McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St.
Reception immediately following ceremony

College of Engineering

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Biological and Agricultural Engineering – 1:30 p.m. Duke Energy Hall, James B. Hunt Jr. Library, Centennial Campus
Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering – 4:30 p.m. McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St.
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering – 4:30 p.m. Auditorium, James B. Hunt Jr. Library, Centennial Campus
Computer Science – 7:00 p.m. Reynolds Coliseum, Main Campus
Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering – 2:00 p.m. Brooks Avenue Church of Christ, 700 Brooks Ave.
Electrical and Computer Engineering – 1:30 p.m. Reynolds Coliseum, Main Campus
Materials Science and Engineering – 2:00 p.m. Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center (BTEC)
Centennial Campus
Paper Science and Engineering – 1:00 p.m. McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St.
Textile Engineering – 1:30 p.m. W. Duke Kimbrell Atrium, College of Textiles, Centennial Campus

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering – 11:00 a.m. McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Communication – 1:00 p.m. State Ballroom, Talley Student Union, Main Campus
Foreign Languages and Literatures – 12:15 p.m. 232A Withers Hall, Main Campus
History – 2:30 p.m. 232A Withers Hall, Main Campus
Interdisciplinary Studies – 6:00 p.m.
MA in Liberal Studies, Arts Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, International Studies, Science, Technology & Society
Stewart Theatre, Talley Student Union, Main Campus
Philosophy and Religious Studies – 1:30 p.m. 210 Park Shops, Main Campus
Psychology – 2:00 p.m. Stewart Theatre, Talley Student Union, Main Campus
School of Public and International Affairs – 2:30 p.m. Highland United Methodist Church, 1901 Ridge Rd.
Social Work – 6:00 p.m. Duke Energy Hall, James B. Hunt Jr. Library, Centennial Campus
Sociology and Anthropology (Criminology) – 2:30 p.m. 3712 Bostian Hall, Main Campus

Thursday, December 20, 2018

English – 11:00 a.m. State Ballroom, Talley Student Union, Main Campus

Poole College of Management

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

All Graduate and Undergraduate degree programs – 11:30 a.m. PNC Arena

College of Natural Resources

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

All Graduate and Undergraduate degree programs – 1:00 p.m. McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St.

College of Sciences

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Biological Sciences; Genetics; Microbiology; Toxicology; and Zoology – 4:00 p.m. Reynolds Coliseum, Main Campus
Chemistry – 1:30 p.m. 222 Dabney Hall, Main Campus
Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences – 2:00 p.m. Auditorium, James B. Hunt Jr. Library, Centennial Campus
Mathematics – 2:00 p.m. 2203 SAS Hall, Main Campus
Statistics – 5:00 p.m. 2203 SAS Hall, Main Campus

Wilson College of Textiles

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

All graduate and undergraduate degree programs – 1:30 p.m. W. Duke Kimbrell Atrium, College of Textiles, Centennial Campus
Reception immediately following ceremony Convocation Center, College of Textiles, Centennial Campus