Congratulations to our Spring 2023 Graduates! 🎓

CONGRATULATIONS on being a Spring 2023 prospective graduate at Alcorn State University. Due to inclement weather in the forecast, Spring Commencement Exercise will be held Saturday, May 13 at 9:00 a.m. at the Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex.

In addition to the Commencement ceremony, the University will celebrate graduating students with special events and ceremonies throughout commencement week.

Diplomas may be picked up immediately following the ceremony until noon in Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex.

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

2023 Commencement Schedule
May 10–13, 2023

School of Education and Psychology
Teacher Education Induction Ceremony
Wednesday, May 10, 2023, 1:00 p.m. — Cancelled
Oakland Memorial Chapel

Baccalaureate Ceremony
Wednesday, May 10, 2023, 4 p.m.
Oakland Memorial Chapel

School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony | White Coat Ceremony
Thursday, May 11, 2023, 2 p.m — Change of time to 1 p.m.
MBA Lecture Hall, Natchez Campus

Commencement Rehearsal
Friday, May 12, 2023, 10 a.m
Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex

ROTC Commissioning Ceremony
Friday, May 12, 2023, 1:30 p.m.
Oakland Memorial Chapel

Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, May 13, 2023, 9:00 a.m.
Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex | Lorman, Mississippi
7:30 a.m.
8:15 a.m.
8:45 a.m.
9:00 a.m.
Student Line-up
Faculty Line-up
Line of March
Ceremony Begins

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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Helpful Information

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