Helpful Graduation Tips. The graduates' guide to a successful graduation day. Parking. Try to arrive at least hour early for graduation Be familiar with designated parking areas Check UM commencement website for parking info in advance www.olemiss.edu/commencement
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Helpful Graduation Tips
The graduates' guide to a successful graduation day
Accountancy — Lamar (Old Law School)Applied Sciences — Farley HallBachelor of General Studies (BGS) — Natural Products Center/Thad Cochran Research CenterBusiness — Union PlazaDoctoral Candidates — Faser HallEducation — Natural Products Center/Thad Cochran Research CenterEngineering — Lamar (Old Law School)Journalism — Farley HalLaw — E. F. Yerby CenterLiberal Arts — Ventress HallPharmacy — E. F. YerbyCenter
The processional starts promptly at 9:00. Report to your Academic School’s designated location by 8:30 a.m.
Check UM commencement website for the school map www.olemiss.edu/commencement
Wear shoes that are comfortable and easy to maneuver in
Secure your cap with pins
Wear attire with pockets (to carry keys, phone & camera)
Leave wallet or purse inside of the car or with your parents
Check the weather so you can dress and prepare accordingly
Wear something sleek ( so your clothes will wear comfortably under the robe)
Be sure to visit the restroom BEFORE coming to the Indoor Practice Facility if at all possible and tell your guests to do the same. The lines can become long outside the facilities at the Manning Center.
Buildings open for Restrooms:
Lyceum Coulter Hall
Faser HallBrevard Hall
Carrier HallHume Hall
Student UnionFarley Hall
Shoemaker Hall Track Concession: Building (near Manning Center)
Undergrad students’ tassels should correspond to the students’ area of study
Undergrad tassels are worn on the right initially. Change them to the left after walking across the stage to receive your diploma cover (or you will be prompted when to change your tassel)
Graduate students wear yours to the left throughout
See commencement website for the list of tassel colors
Write your e-mail address on the BACK of your name/reader card so the photographer can send your proofs electronically.
There will be a covered truck for depositing your caps and gowns as you exit the ceremony facility
We wish the best in all of your future endeavors
For more information, visit olemiss.edu/commencement