Info for Parents, Family and Guests

Due to public health concerns, the 2020 commencement ceremony has been cancelled.


The 2020 commencement ceremony will take place at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in William H. Mortensen Hall.  Due to the space restrictions, all graduates will be given four tickets to invite guests. Parking is free starting at 5 p.m. in the lot across the street at 107 Capitol Ave.


GradImages® will be photographing all graduates with the CEO as they receive their diplomas at the Commencement ceremony. Please visit their website,, and click on Pre-Event Email Registration. Enter your email and up to six emails of loved ones who would like to share in your accomplishment by viewing and ordering your photos. By pre-registering, you will receive a discount of $5 off an order of $25 or more. After graduation, order online at or call 800-261-2576.  Each graduate will also receive a free 5″x7″ photograph of her/his choice as a gift from the Dean of Student Affairs’ Office through GradImages®. Photography and videotaping is permitted during the ceremony.


Fresh flowers will be available for purchase at the Commencement ceremony or are available for pre-order from