Graduation Information

Spring 2017 Commencement Ceremony

Tucker Coliseum

Friday, May 12
7:00 pm Ceremony

Graduate College

Saturday, May 13

10:00 am Ceremony
College of Arts & Humanities
College of Education

2:00 pm Ceremony
College of Engineering & Applied Science
College of eTech

6:00 pm Ceremony
College of Business
College of Natural & Health Sciences
All Associates Degrees

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 Spring 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, May 10.

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

Submit Petition via Email