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Commencement 2024 FAQ

General Questions

What is the schedule for Commencement in 2024?

When is the Main Commencement Ceremony in 2024?

Who is the keynote speaker for the Main Commencement Ceremony?

U.S. Senator Tim Scott will address the Class of 2024 as the keynote speaker at Liberty University’s Commencement Main Ceremony.

When is my degree presentation ceremony?

Are tickets required for attendance at Commencement?

When is the Commencement RSVP deadline?

Do I receive my diploma by attending Commencement?

Are Commencement ceremonies live streamed?

Is there a Commencement Welcome Fair event in 2024?

Is there a Military Graduate Recognition Ceremony in 2024?

What should I know about the Graduation Reception?


Registration & Regalia Questions

What do I need to do to participate in Commencement?
How can I submit a degree completion application?
I have courses/degree requirements remaining after the spring semester.  Can I still participate in Commencement?
How can I RSVP for Commencement?
Do I need to purchase regalia to participate in Commencement ceremonies?
How do I order regalia?

The deadline for ordering regalia has now passed, as we can no longer guarantee delivery of your order before you depart for Commencement exercises. However, the Liberty University Bookstore on campus has inventory to support your needs. Your regalia can be purchased at the bookstore upon your arrival on campus.

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Can I purchase regalia on campus when I arrive for Commencement?
Can I decorate my cap?
Where can I receive my honors cord/honors medallion/military cord?
I am not attending Commencement this year.  Can I still receive my honors cord/medallion or military cord?
I am a military graduate, may I wear my military uniform instead of regalia?

Main Ceremony Questions

What should I know about the Main Ceremony?
Are tickets required for Commencement this year?
Can I purchase club seats or rent a private suite at Williams Stadium for the Main Ceremony?
Do you offer ADA seating for the Main Ceremony?
What items are allowed and not allowed in the Main Ceremony?  Is there a clear bag policy?

Degree Presentation Ceremony Questions

What should I know about Degree Presentation Ceremonies?
What should I expect at my Degree Presentation Ceremony?
What do I need with me to participate in a Degree Presentation Ceremony?
Will Degree Presentation Ceremonies be live streamed?
When should I arrive for my Degree Presentation Ceremony?
How can I get the photo of me walking across the stage at my Degree Presentation Ceremony?