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Congratulations To Our Fall 2021 Graduates!

CONGRATULATIONS on being a Fall 2021 prospective graduate at Alcorn State University. This year’s Fall Commencement Exercise will be held Sat., Dec. 11 at 9:00 a.m. at the Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex.

The University will continue to enforce safety protocols to protect the health and safety of the campus community. Face coverings are required for students, faculty, staff, and visitors for all in-person indoor venues and events, regardless of vaccination status. Each student will be issued five (5) tickets for this event.

This page will serve as your primary source of information for commencement updates.

If your future plans include graduate school, please consider applying to one of the exciting graduate programs at Alcorn State University.

Deadline for Ordering Regalia Sun., Nov. 14
10:00 p.m.
Cap & Gown Pick-up Wed. , Dec. 8
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
E. E. Simmons Gymnasium
Cap & Gown Pick-up Thurs., Dec. 9
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
E. E. Simmons Gymnasium
Cap & Gown Pick-up Fri., Dec. 10
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
E. E. Simmons Gymnasium
Rehearsal Fri., Dec. 10
10:00 a.m.
Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex
Commencement Day Sat., Dec. 11
9:00 a.m.
Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex
Diploma Pick-up Sat., Dec. 11 Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex

About The
Commencement Exercise

Commencement is an exciting and memorable occasion for all of our graduates, but also a dignified and solemn one. Leaving before the ceremony has ended is disruptive and disrespectful to others. Graduates and their guests are expected to remain for the entire ceremony The last graduate to cross the stage should expect to receive the same honor as the first, so please show consideration for all graduates by remaining seated until the conclusion of the ceremony…Read More

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