FHU Graduation

Schedule

9:15am - Doors will open in Loyd Auditorium at 9:15am. Guests are welcome to wear masks/face coverings, but are not required to do so.


9:15am - Graduates line up in regalia at the Hope Barber Shull Academic Resource Center (Library). You will be provided a card with your name already printed on it. You are encouraged to add a phonetic spelling on the card if you are concerned about your name being pronounced correctly. Marshalls will help to verify regalia is accurate. Graduates may not decorate the top of their mortar boards (caps) to preserve the formality of the ceremony.

 

9:45am - Lion Walk. Students will process from the Academic Resource Center through Bucy Tower and on to Loyd Auditorium.

 

10:00am - Processional. Graduates who arrive late will not be seated with the other graduates but will be allowed to walk across stage at the appropriate time.

 

Immediately following the ceremony all graduates and guests are invited to a reception in the Brewer Sports Center.

 

TICKETS AND PARKING 

The ceremony is a ticketed event for family/guests of the graduate. Each graduate will receive To Be Determined general admission tickets to share. Guests will need to present a ticket to gain entry to Loyd Auditorium. Tickets are not required for the graduate or children who are under the age of two who will sit in the lap of an adult. A small number of seats have been reserved for those with limited mobility.

TICKETS will be picked up by students prior to graduation day with their regalia. The day of graduation, regalia and tickets will be available from 9:15am - 9:45am at the Hope-Barber-Shull Academic Resource Center (Library). In the event extra tickets become available, all graduating students will receive an email with instructions for requesting an extra ticket.  

Live Stream Viewing will be available at the Ayers Auditorium within the Brown-Koppel building. On campus guests without a ticket may watch the livestream of the graduation. Easy access parking will be available to guests using this venue.

Live Stream Link will become available for all of your friends and family NOT traveling to campus. This link will open at 9:45am on the morning of graduation. 

Parking is limited by Loyd Auditorium The ceremony will be held in Loyd Auditorium (Building 34 on the campus map). Please allow additional time to secure parking for you and your guests. 

 

 

commencement December 10, 2022

10AM ceremony

 

Doors will open in Loyd Auditorium at 9:15 a.m

Guests are welcome to wear masks/face coverings, but are not required to do so.

 

 

Graduation FAQ

 

WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER THE CEREMONY

options available for guests

DIPLOMA Details

Regalia Details

hOW TO APPLY FOR GRADUATION

Contact Us

Susan Kimpel
Director; Registrar

Office of Academic Success and Records
731-989-6456
Records@fhu.edu

Katie Nixon
Manager

University Bookstore
731-989-6672
knixon@fhu.edu

Stephanie Duncan
Records Specialist

Office of Academic Success and Records
731-989-6642
SDuncan@fhu.edu