Students who have completed degree requirements may participate in graduation ceremonies. There are two ceremonies each year. May graduates attend the May ceremony. Students who finish requirements in any of the summer terms receive their diplomas in late August and are invited to attend the following December ceremony along with the December graduates.
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The graduation ceremony for Spring 2015 graduates will take place Saturday, May 9, 2015 in the Mountain States Health Alliance Athletic Center (Minidome), at the following times:
Business and Technology
Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences
Continuing Studies & Academic Outreach
Biomedical Sciences (Graduate Level)
Arts & Sciences
New Media Studio (Graduate Level)
Graduation Rehearsal for Spring 2015 graduates will take place Friday, May 8, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Students will attend the rehearsal that begins at the same time as their ceremony. Rehearsal will be held in the Mountain States Health Alliance Athletic Center (Minidome). Final instructions will be given at this time.
Each graduation ceremony will last approximately 2 hours. Attendance is not mandatory, however students who participate in the ceremony should plan to attend the entire ceremony as it is disrespectful of others if you leave early.
The use of cell phones during the ceremony is discouraged, as is the use of air horns, throwing of confetti, balls, etc. and WILL BE confiscated if brought to the Mountain States Health Alliance Athletic Center (Minidome).
View the ceremony live
The Graduation Ceremony will be available to view LIVE on the Internet! Family and friends who are unable to attend in person can visit http://elearning.etsu.edu/live/graduationlive.htm to watch the Commencement service. It will be available 10 minutes before each ceremony.
****The quality of the video and audio will be typical of other streaming media on the Internet and will vary depending on the number of people accessing it, the individual's Internet access speed and other traffic on the public Internet.
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