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May 27, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

Senior Awards
Carrick Theater
3:00 - 4:00 pm
No tickets required

Last Lecture
Carrick Theater
4:00 - 5:00 pm
No tickets required

Senior Family Reception
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Alumni Plaza

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Commencement Ceremony
Old Morrison Lawn
9:00 - 10:30 am
Alumni Welcome Reception immediately following the ceremony
No tickets required (rain tickets will be handed out to students during Senior Week in the event of inclement weather)

Additional Information


Parking will be available on a first-come, first-served basis in the University parking lots located on Fourth Street and Upper Street and in the semi-circle in front of the Haupt Humanities building on North Broadway. Old Morrison Circle will be closed to parking.

Handicapped parking will be available and can be arranged ahead of time by contacting Disability Services at 859-233-8502. Public safety officers will have a motorized cart in the parking lot off Fourth Street behind the Mitchell Fine Arts Center for guests who need assistance.


Order your official commencement announcements by clicking here.

Caps and Gowns

Students can buy caps and gowns at the bookstore for $46.64 including tax. Graduates can prepay for the Cap and Gown package at Senior Preview on February 22. Caps and gowns can be picked up during Senior Week.


We are pleased to have an arrangement with Dan Silvestri of Impact Photography for our commencement photography. Orders may be placed at any time by contacting Impact Photography at 859-252-0725

Package Prices:

  • Pkg. 1: One 8x10” group graduation photo and one 5x7” individual graduate photo, $65
  • Pkg. 2: One 8x10” group graduation photo and three 5x7” individual graduate photos, $75
  • Pkg. 3: One 8x10” individual graduation photo and three 5x7”individual graduate photos, $85 

Separate Prices:

  • One 8x10” group graduation photo, $50
  • One 5x7” individual graduate photo only, $45
  • Additional 5x7” individual graduate photo with any purchase above, $20
  • Additional 8x10” individual graduate photo with any purchase above, $25
Restrooms and First Aid

Restrooms will be available on the ground level of Old Morrison, the Cowgill Center and the Brown Science Center.

A first aid station will be set up in front of the Cowgill Center.

Lodging and Dining

A list of nearby hotels can be found here.

A list of nearby restaurants can be found here.

Map and Directions

Directions to Transylvania University and a map can be found here.


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