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& Receptions


College of Science


Gene Polisseni Center

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.

Friday, May 11
Event Time Location
Academic Convocation
  • 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Gordon Field House and Activities Center (GOR)
Research Scholars Ceremony & Reception
  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Thomas Gosnell Hall, Room 1250 & James Atrium (GOS)
Saturday, May 12
Event Time Location
School of Physics & Astronomy Reception
  • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
  • Thomas Gosnell Hall, 3rd floor Atrium (GOS)
Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science Reception
  • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
School of Chemistry and Materials Science Reception
  • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
  • Thomas Gosnell Hall, Room 1300/1305 (GOS)
School of Mathematical Sciences Reception
  • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
  • Thomas Gosnell Hall, 2nd floor Atrium (GOS)
School of Life Sciences Reception
  • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
  • Thomas Gosnell Hall, Atrium (GOS)
Color Science Reception
  • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
  • Color Science Hall, Grum Learning Center, room 1080 (COL)
COS Commencement Line Up
  • 2:15pm
  • Bruce and Nora Jones Atrium, Thomas H. Gosnell Building (GOS)
COS Commencement Ceremony
  • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Gene Polisseni Center (POL)
2017 Convocation Video
Commencement Social Media Feed