Commencement

The University of Mississippi

Morning Convocation

When: 9 a.m. on May 9, 2015

Where: The Grove

The morning convocation, which convenes in the historic Grove, is attended by about 2,800 degree candidates in academic regalia. The important purpose of Convocation is the conferring of degrees that only the chancellor can state. More than 10,000 seats are set up in the Grove for visitors and families and are filled on a first-come basis.

The individual ceremonies of the College of Liberal ArtsSchool of LawSchool of EngineeringSchool of EducationSchool of Business AdministrationPatterson School of AccountancySchool of PharmacySchool of Applied SciencesMeek School of Journalism and New Media and Bachelor of General Studies are held at various locations throughout campus after the morning convocation. The diploma cover is handed out at these ceremonies.  Individual diplomas will be mailed at a later date.

On Friday, May 9, at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College will hold its commissioning ceremony at 4 p.m., and the doctoral hooding ceremony will take place at 7:30 p.m. also in the Ford Center.