Commencement 2015

Rain Plan

Saturday, May 9, 2015 – 9:30 a.m. – Noon

Decisions regarding the rain plan will be made at Noon on Friday, May 8, and any subsequent information will be available at and 336.841.9000. Announcements will also be made at the Onward with Faithful Courage Event.

In the event of inclement weather, the Graduation Ceremony will be held in the Millis Athletic/Convocation Center and will be delayed until 9:30 a.m. Due to space limitations in the Millis Center, each candidate for graduation is permitted a maximum of three rain tickets (the graduate and two guests).

Tickets may be picked up during normal office hours from April 30 to May 7 at the Slane Center Concierge.

Tickets are limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

August and December 2014 candidates for graduation who are not able to pick up tickets at the designated locations are asked to contact the Campus Concierge at 336.841.4636.

Candidates for graduation should assemble just inside the far left entrance of the Millis Center.

Handicapped parking will be available in the lot adjacent to the Millis Center. Handicapped seating will be available at designated areas inside the Millis Center.

In the event of inclement weather,

  • The Graduation Ceremony will be broadcast live at other campus venues and available at Tickets will NOT be required for admission into these venues.
  • In the event of rain, the Graduation Ceremony will also be broadcast via closed-circuit television at the Hayworth Fine Arts Center, the Wanek Center Extraordinaire Cinema, and Phillips Hall Francis Auditorium.


Shuttle buses will be available to transport guests from the Oak Hollow Mall to the Millis Center beginning at 6:30 a.m. A map is available online at

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