Fall 2014 Commencement
The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Fall 2014 Commencement will take place Sunday, December 14, 2014 at the Von Braun Center in the Propst Arena.
The ceremony will include students who have completed degree requirements in the Summer semester, as well as those who have applied for graduation and will complete all degree requirements for the Fall semester. Doctoral, Masters, and Bachelors degrees will be presented.
Schedule of Events
||Doors open for guests
Note: If there is an event at the same time as Commencement, please arrive 15-20 minutes before doors open.
No tickets are required for guests. Please notify family and friends that the doors will open exactly one hour prior to the scheduled ceremony time. Guests, family members and spouses are not permitted in the assembly or robing areas and should go directly to the arena.
Candidates will need to arrive at the Von Braun Center one hour prior to the scheduled ceremony time. See the Von Braun Center Propst Arena Layout Map for student seating locations.
Line-Up and Procession
Students should report to their college line-up area in the Von Braun Center East Hall no later than one hour prior to the ceremony. You will receive a line-up card indicating your number in line and be instructed by University staff about when and where to line up. Your line-up card is the key to get you across the stage.
Participation in Commencement
- Students who have completed degree requirements in the Summer semester, as well as those who have applied for graduation and will complete all degree requirements for the Fall semester.
- Students who have applied for graduation and will complete all degree requirements for the Spring semester.
Doctoral candidates must notify Graduates Studies in order to participate in the ceremony.
What to Bring to Commencement
Degree candidates should purchase their caps and gowns from the UAH Campus Bookstore prior to the ceremony and must bring them, along with their tassels, to Commencement. Students should not bring purses, cell phones, etc., into the Von Braun Center. Personal items may not be left in the assembly or robing areas during the ceremony.
Commencement is an occasion marking a special time in a student's academic career. Appropriate attire for the occasion is a black academic gown and mortarboard with no personal accessories or messages. Undergraduate student members of academic honor societies may wear the insignia or honor cord of that academic honor society. Flowers, personal jewelry, pins or cords from social fraternities and sororities are not to be worn on academic robes. All graduates participating in the ceremony must wear their academic regalia.
Caps and Gowns
Caps and gowns may be purchased at Grad Finale or in the UAH Campus Bookstore Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Doctoral candidates should pre-order your cap and gown at least one month prior to the ceremony.
Liberal Arts - White
Science - Gold
Engineering - Orange
Nursing - Apricot
Business - Drab
Doctoral - Old Gold