Dates, Times & Locations
Spring Undergraduate Commencement:
9 a.m., Saturday, May 11, 2019, at NewSpring Church, 2940 Concord Rd. Anderson, South Carolina (Rain is forecasted; this is the rain location.)
Speaker: Lee Sowell
Baccalaureate service: 2 p.m. Friday, May 10, Concord Baptist Church, 102 Concord Road, Anderson, South Carolina
Spring Graduate Commencement:
6 p.m., Friday, May 10, 2019, Henderson Auditorium, Anderson University at Anderson University, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, South Carolina (Rain is forecasted; this is the rain location.)
Speaker: College of Business Dean Steven Nail
Commencement is a formal occasion. Graduates should dress for a business appointment or a traditional church service.
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 place 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.
Anderson University automatically sends graduate names and degrees to the student’s hometown newspaper.
For questions or concerns about commencement, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call AU at 864-231-2000 or 1-800-542-3594 and ask for the Office of the Registrar.