For Faculty & Staff

Faculty Attendance at Commencement Exercises
May 18, 2017, and May 20, 2017

For Spring 2017 Commencement, Morgan State University will hold two commencement exercises:

Graduate School Commencement Exercises
Thursday, May 18, 2017
9:30 a.m.
Gilliam Concert Hall
Murphy Fine Arts Center

Undergraduate Commencement Exercises
Saturday, May 20, 017
9:30 a.m.
Hughes Memorial Stadium

Faculty Attendance at the Commencement Exercises

Graduate School Commencement Exercises: All faculty members who teach (or have taught) graduate courses must attend the Graduate School Commencement Exercises, in academic regalia, on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. in the Gilliam Concert Hall.

Undergraduate Commencement Exercises: All faculty members who teach (or have taught) undergraduate courses must attend the Undergraduate Commencement Exercises, in academic regalia, on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. in Hughes Memorial Stadium.

Inclement Weather Plan 

In case of severe or inclement weather on Saturday, May 20, 2017, the University will relocate the Undergraduate Commencement Exercises from Hughes Memorial Stadium to Hill Field House and will hold two ceremonies on that day, with college/schools divided into morning and afternoon ceremonies, according to the following scheme:

Morning Commencement Exercises: 9:30 a.m., Hill Field House

  • College of Liberal Arts
  • School of Community Health and Policy
  • School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
  • School of Education and Urban Studies
  • School of Social Work

Afternoon Commencement Exercises: 1:30 p.m., Hill Field House

  • School of Architecture and Planning
  • School of Business and Management
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Global Journalism and Communication

Faculty members must attend ONLY the ceremony for their school.