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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?

When is my degree presentation ceremony?

Degree presentation ceremonies will begin on Thursday, May 9th and continue through Saturday, May 11th. These ceremonies feature graduates walking the stage in their cap and gown and having their names announced by a stage reader. The schedule for these events can be found here Degree Presentation Ceremony Schedule. Tickets are not required to attend these events.

If you need assistance determining which ceremony you will attend, please email Commencement@liberty.edu.

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?

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?
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?

Suites, club seats, and cabanas have sold out for 2024.

Club Suites, Cabanas, & Club Seating

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?