Commencement


You've looked forward to this day for a long time—graduation day. It's an exciting moment, and a day full of details. Below is the information you need to make graduation day stress-free and enjoyable. This spring's commencement speaker is South Carolina Rep. Brian White.

Date & Time

Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 10:00 am

Location

Alumni Lawn, Anderson University, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC

Attire

Commencement is a formal occasion. Graduates should dress for a business appointment or a traditional church service.

Photos

Individual formal photos are taken of the graduates as they receive their diplomas and as they exit the stage. These photos are available for purchase online at www.gradimages.com. Family and friends are also welcome to take photos as graduates file into the auditorium and when graduates receive their diplomas. .

Etiquette & Safety

During the roll call of graduates, audience members are requested to hold applause until all graduates’ names have been read. This courtesy enables the hearing of every graduate’s name. Families and friends of graduates are invited to stand when their graduate’s name is read.

Noisemakers are prohibited, as well as signage that impedes the view of other attendees. Tobacco, alcohol, fireworks, and weapons are also prohibited.

Newspaper Announcements

Anderson University automatically sends graduate names and degrees to the student’s hometown newspaper.

More Information

For questions or concerns about commencement, please contact Anderson University at 864-231-2000 or 1-800-542-3594 and ask for the Office of the Registrar.