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& Receptions


College of Art and Design


Gordon Field House and Activities Center (GOR)

Graduates and their families are welcome and encouraged to attend! College ceremonies and receptions are listed in chronological order. 

Tickets are not needed for any of our ceremonies. However for the Academic Convocation, seating is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Overflow seating will be available in the Gene Polisseni Center, where the ceremony will be streamed live. All other ceremonies have ample guest seating.

Event Time Location
School of Photographic Arts & Sciences Reception TBD
  • Gannett Hall, William Harris Gallery, Room 3030 (GAN)
3DDD Thesis Show TBD
  • Booth Hall (BOO) rooms A428, A430, and A450
Schools of Art and American Crafts Reception TBD
  • Lyndon Baines Johnson Hall, Dyer Arts Center (LBJ)
School of Design Reception TBD
  • Grace Watson Hall, Gracie's (GWH)
School of Film & Animation Reception TBD
  • Gannett Hall, SoFA Lobby & Room A050 (GAN)
School of Media Sciences Reception TBD
  • Student Alumni Union, 1829 Room (1510) (SAU)
Friday, May 8
Event Time Location
Academic Convocation
  • 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Gordon Field House and Activities Center (GOR)
CAD Commencement Line Up
  • 5:30pm
  • Lower level basketball courts, Student Life Center (HAC)
CAD Commencement Ceremony
  • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Gordon Field House and Activities Center (GOR)
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