Commencement Office
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Commencement Regalia Orders

Regalia rental orders will be taken via email. Please send an email with the below information to commencement@memphis.edu:

    • Name and if you need this regalia early for any campus events. Be prepared to make a check out to Graduate Supply House for the rental.
    • Main Campus or Lambuth Campus Pickup
    • Terminal Degree and Institution
    • Height
    • Cap size (range from 20 to 24.5)
      • Deadline: March 16  (NO Late Orders accepted)

Saturday, May 9, 2015

10:00 a.m. (College of Arts & Sciences, College of Communication and Fine Arts, University College) FedExForum 

2:30 p.m.(Fogelman College of Business & Economics, College of Education, Health and Human Sciences, Herff College of Engineering, Loewenberg School of Nursing, School of Public Health, Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort ManagementFedExForum

IMPORTANT: Backup Date and Time***

If the NBA decides the Grizzlies Basketball Team will play on the 9 of May, the Main Commencement Events will move to SUNDAY, May 10, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. Read Special News.

Cap and Gown Distribution Dates

Main Campus

Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom located on the third floor of the University Center on the main campus.

Friday, May 8, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. -4:00 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom located on the third floor of the University Center on the main campus.

*Lambuth Faculty pick up location, dates and times Varnell-Jones Hall Room (Lambuth Campus) starting at 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., April 22-May 1 for pick up.

 Regalia rental orders will be taken via email. Please send an email with the below information to commencement@memphis.edu:

    • Name and if you need this regalia early for any campus events. Be prepared to make a check out to Graduate Supply House for the rental.
    • Main Campus or Lambuth Campus Pickup
    • Terminal Degree and Institution
    • Height
    • Cap size (range from 20 to 24.5)
      • Deadline: March 16  (NO Late Orders accepted)

Details regarding Commencement can be found here:

Location:
FedEx Forum
191 Beale Street
Memphis, TN 38103

Directions:
Printable directions
Route Map


Parking:
Parking is available in the FedExForum Garage for a charge of $5.00 per vehicle for the event.  Please allow ample time to find the Arena and wait in line to enter the parking garage. For more information on different parking options, please click HERE.

  • Enter the FedExForum through the front entrance, turn right down the main hallway and take the stairs or elevator to the event level. Follow the "Faculty" signs to the Faculty Room on the Event Level.  Beverages will be provided. The Faculty Room is where all faculty members gather and get ready for the processional. Crew members will be there to answer questions.
  • Please allow sufficient time to take your place in the processional line
  • The Procession begins promptly. Faculty seating is on the event floor, on both sides of the students. The ceremony will be approximately 2 hours long.
  • At the conclusion of the ceremony, leave the floor through the exits on either side of the stage when the Platform Party recesses.  Head straight ahead. Do not follow the Platform Party.

 Arrive between 30 minutes and 1 hour prior to the ceremony to line up.

Deadline for placing order: March 16, 2015

If you are interested in purchasing your own regalia, please see more information:

Hendricks Graduate Supply House: 1-800-844-5323 (Ext. 238)
Jostens: http://www.jostens.com/cgd/index.asp
Oak Hall: http://oakhalli.com/ 1-800-223-0429

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