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August 23, 2024, at 10am in Iles P.E. Center - Tickets will not be required, however, graduates will still need to register for the event so we can have them listed in the line-up area. Registration will open June 13, and will close on August 1. The link will be below this section. If you have any questions regarding this, please contact graduation@southern.edu

Please note that ALL communication from the Commencement Coordinator will go to the email address you enter into the registration system. Please be sure you type it carefully. Also note that if you choose to register with a personal email address, you will need watch that address for communication.

The August 2024 program will be available here a couple weeks prior to the event. Until then, you may view last year's program to see what it will be like. Click here to view the 2023 August Commencement Program.

Commencement will be streamed online here. (NOTE: this link will not be live until the day/time of the event, and this is the same link that those who wish to view the recording will be able to use.)

Graduates and faculty will need to have their Southern ID (or driver's license) with them to enter the Hulsey Wellness Center and line up. A lanyard will be provided as needed to carry the ID. 

Commencement will be held in the Iles P.E. Center. You will receive an automatic email thanking you for your registration, and then it will need to go through an approval process via Records (or Graduate and Professional Studies). You will receive a second confirmation email when that happens.

Info/Instructions for parents & graduates