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Commencement/Graduation - Ceremony 2

December 15, 2023 4:00 PM

College of Christian Studies

College of Health Professions

School of Interior Design

South Carolina School of the Arts

Center for Leadership and Organizations



Dec 15th

2:00 PM – Doors open for check-in in Daniel Recital Hall (Side Entrance across from Thrift)
2:30 PM – Roll call in Daniel Recital Hall
4:00 PM – Commencement Ceremony

Diploma Frame: Anderson University diploma frames are available to purchase on our website. The diploma frame is a custom order; please allow 4-6 weeks for the item to arrive. This item is not eligible for expedited shipping.

Diploma Distribution: Graduates will receive empty diploma covers during the ceremony. The diplomas will not be available on the day of the ceremony. Diplomas will be mailed by February 16, 2024.

Required Dress: Commencement participants must be dressed appropriately in attire suitable for formal church services or professional engagements.  No jeans, shorts, or casual footwear (e.g., flip-flops, athletic shoes, etc.) are permitted.  Avoid high heels and slick-soled shoes to limit the chance of slips or falls.

Guests can arrive at 2:45. Guest check-in will be in the lobby of Henderson.

The ceremony lasts around 2 hours.

Yes, shuttle service will be available for those who need it.

The restrooms are located in lobby of Henderson.

The University is contracted with Pro Pics to provide photography for graduation, no photographers outside of the University will be allowed on the premises. After the event, you are more than welcome to use the campus for a photo shoot.

A limit of 4 guests each. There will be overflow seating in the Student Center Theatre for livestream viewing.

Yes, AU Outfitters will be open from 9:00am to 6:00pm. You can also shop online here.