Memphis Law celebrates all graduates with three annual commencement ceremonies, in
May, August, and December. (August and December commencements are held with the University’s
main ceremony.) Graduating students will be contacted by the Registrar several months
prior to the end of their last semester regarding graduation requirements and procedures,
the bar examination, and the commencement ceremony.
2013 Spring Commencement
Sunday, May 12, 2013 - 3 p.m.
255 N. Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103
Memphis Law is excited and proud to announce that Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. will be the Class of 2013 Graduation Speaker. He will address the graduating class
on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at the Cannon Center in Downtown Memphis. Click HERE to read more about Mr. Kennedy.
Ceremony Time & Place
The Graduation Ceremony for the Law School will be held Sunday, May 12, at 3:00 p.m.
at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main Street, Memphis. There
is no rehearsal. You do, however, need to be at the facility by 2:00 p.m. on May
12. You will assemble backstage in the room just off the stage. In keeping with
the formality and tradition of the ceremony, men usually wear dark dress trousers,
a white shirt, a tie, socks, and dark shoes, while women usually wear dresses and
We will have general seating at graduation with the exception of several reserved
front rows. Your guests do not need to purchase tickets for graduation.
The law school will not have an official invitation, but students can order invitations
through the University or on their own. To order through the University, please contact
Balfour at 1-800-278-7644 or visit their website: www.balfour.com Make sure to select the Law School’s ceremony details from the drop down menu in
Law School Legacies
Are you a legacy? If you have a family member who is a graduate of the Cecil C. Humphreys
School of Law, we’d like to know! There is a special part that your family can play
in your graduation this year. Please email Holly Hazlett at firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and your family member’s name.
For graduation requirements, degree verification form for bar admission, cap and gown
measurements: Pat Crowell, Law Registrar
Office: Law 264
Phone: (901) 678-3639
For any other commencement related questions or concerns, please contact us at email@example.com
2011 Spring Commencement Candid Photographs