Summer 2017 Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, August 12
10:00 am Ceremony
Ceremony Participation Policy
Students must have completed all degree requirements prior to the ceremony to be allowed
to participate; those with requirements still outstanding at the time of graduation
may request to participate in the next scheduled ceremony, provided all degree requirements
have been met.
Candidates for Summer 2017 graduation who have been approved to take a course at another institution during their last 30 hours must submit official transcripts to the Registrar’s Office by Wednesday, August 9.
Participation in commencement is required of all degree candidates, except in cases involving hardship. Students may officially petition in writing to the Office of Academic Affairs that the degree be awarded in absentia. Petitions should include your T-Number, the reason you will be unable to attend the ceremony, your current mailing address, and the address to which your diploma should be mailed.
Petitions for absentia should be directed to the Office of Academic Affairs, and may be sent to:
Arkansas Tech University
Office of Academic Affairs
1509 North Boulder Avenue
Russellville AR, 72801