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Saturday, May 17 — Commencement will now begin at 11:00 a.m.

The 2014 Commencement Exercises will be held on Saturday, May 17 on campus at Signaigo Field, beginning promptly at 11:00 a.m. All students should report to Canale Arena by 9:30 a.m. and guests should report to Signaigo Field no later than 10:30 a.m.

Commencement Live Stream

Commencement Exercises will be streamed LIVE on Saturday morning, giving families and friends of graduating seniors an opportunity to watch the event ONLINE.

Click here for the live video stream (available Saturday morning). 

APRIL 1, 2014, Sabbatini Lounge
Grad Fair

Graduating students are required to attend this event. Graduates may attend one of the two sessions (Noon - 2:00 p.m. & 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.). Students will receive an email on Monday, March 24 with the links to the two surveys.  The average time you will need to set aside for the Grad Fair is about 30 minutes. Photographers will take cap and gown (loaned for the shoot) photos of graduating students at the Grad Fair. There is no sitting fee and no obligation to purchase. Proofs will be emailed to students within 48 hours of the sitting.

MAY 5, Rozier Deck, 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Alumni Association Welcome Party for Class of 2014

All graduates in the Class of 2014 are invited to join the CBU Alumni Association for “Sloshball” on the softball field  for good food, music and beer!
Questions, please contact Thien Nguyen,

MAY 15, Canale Arena, 6:00 p.m.
Graduation Rehearsal & Regalia Pick-up

This event is mandatory for all students participating in the Commencement Exercises.
Reception to follow Rehearsal in Buckman Quad.

MAY 16, University Theater, 10:00 a.m.
Presidential Student Recognition

The Presidential Student Recognition will begin at 10 a.m. Parents and CBU faculty/staff are invited to attend.

MAY 16, Sabbatini Lounge, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Alumni Legacy Dinner

The dinner will take place from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Invitations will be issued to legacy students and their parents to join us for a relaxing dinner before the Baccalaureate Service.
Please RSVP by May 6 to or (901) 321-3270.

MAY 16, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 7:00 p.m.
Baccalaureate Service

Located at 1695 Central Avenue, Memphis TN 38104, the Cathedral will be the site of the Baccalaureate Service, which commences at 7:00 p.m. Students will meet at the Cathedral by 6:30 p.m. (Undergraduates: Wear Regalia only, Graduate students: Regalia and Hood. Please do not bring your cap.) A reception for graduates and guests will be held following the Baccalaureate Service in Marion Hall.  Families will have the chance to take photos with their graduates.

See Map & Directions

MAY 17, 2014, Signaigo Field*
Commencement Exercises

RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER: The ceremony will now begin at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow in the Buckman Quadrangle.

See Commencement Parking Map

* Inclement Weather Time & Location:
11:00 a.m.
Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church

70 N. Bellevue Boulevard
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