Graduation Information



Applications for Degree:

All students must apply for graduation. Please apply on or before the deadline listed below, for your respective graduation semester, to be included on the graduation roster. Failure to apply before the deadline may cause a delay in receiving your diploma.


Week of Commencement: April 24, 2023 - April 28, 2023

Beginning on Monday, April 24 through Friday, April 28, ceremony participants may pick up their regalia at the Arrington Bookstore in the Caine Student Center. Where applicable, departmental cords and Honor students’ medallions will be included with your regalia.

Sunday, April 30, 2023

8:30 a.m.- Commencement Rehearsal - On the Mall

  • Participants are required to wear their cap and gown.
  • Group/class photos will be taken directly following practice. 

10:30 a.m. - Baccalaureate Service - Herrick Chapel 

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. - Graduation Brunch - Adrian Tobias Room

2:15 p.m. - Participants report to the Merillat Center inside the blue Performance Gym to form the Commencement Processional.

3:00 p.m. - Commencement Ceremony - On the Mall  (rain or shine) No tickets required; no guest limit                  

A reception will take place immediately following commencement. 
Location: Caine Plaza.

Please check back periodically for updates.

Deadlines for applying

  • October 1 for Fall commencement participants
  • February 1 for Spring commencement participants

Important Information

Photos from the event will be available on Adrian College’s Flickr account.

No tickets will be required for the commencement ceremony.

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