Graduation Information

Fall 2016 Commencement Ceremony

Tucker Coliseum

Friday, December 16
7:00 pm Ceremony

Graduate College

Saturday, December 17

10:00 am Ceremony
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
College of eTech
College of Natural and Health Sciences

2:00 pm Ceremony
College of Arts and Humanities
College of Business
College of Education
Associate Degrees

Ceremony Participation Policy

Students must have completed all degree requirements prior to the ceremony to be allowed to participate; those with requirements still outstanding at the time of graduation may request to participate in the next scheduled ceremony, provided all degree requirements have been met.

Candidates for Fall 2016 graduation who have been approved to take a course at another institution during their last 30 hours must submit official transcripts to the Registrar’s Office by Wednesday, December 14.

Participation in commencement is required of all degree candidates, except in cases involving hardship. Students may officially petition in writing to the Office of Academic Affairs that the degree be awarded in absentia. Petitions should include your T-Number, the reason you will be unable to attend the ceremony, your current mailing address, and the address to which your diploma should be mailed.

Petitions for absentia should be directed to the Office of Academic Affairs, and may be sent to:

Arkansas Tech University
Office of Academic Affairs
1509 North Boulder Avenue
Russellville AR, 72801

Submit Petition via Email