Sneak Peek Day

Incoming students for Fall 2024 are invited to register for Sneak Peek Day on Friday, July 12, 2024

Graduation Information

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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.

Deadlines for applying

December 2024 Undergraduate Graduation Application

Spring 2025 Undergraduate Graduation Application

Graduate Graduation Application


Sunday, May 5, 2024

8:25 a.m.
Commencement Rehearsal
Herrick Chapel
Check-in and Line-up-Graduates come in cap and gown

Class Photo
Caine Terrace
Immediately following practice

10:30 a.m.
Baccalaureate Service
Herrick Chapel
Students wear cap and gown

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Graduation Brunch (Hosted by Sodexo)
Adrian Tobias Center
RSVP required by Friday, May 3, 2024

2:00 p.m.
Graduates Report for Processional
Merillat Sport and Fitness Center Blue Gym

3:00 p.m.
Commencement Ceremony
On the Mall – Tickets are not required for guests, and there are no limits on the number of guest attendees.  Seating is first come, first served.
Reception immediately following on the Caine Terrace.

Important Information

The Spring Commencement Ceremony will be on the mall. Please come prepared for the weather. No tickets are required. Guests may begin sitting at 2 p.m.

There will be a special photo area north of the stage. If desired, one guest per graduate may line up at the designated location to take a photo of their student after they depart the stage. A place card will indicate alphabetical groups for line up. Staff will be available for assistance.

Arrington Bookstore will be open commencement weekend, on Friday, May 3, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Sunday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The bookstore will be closed on Saturday, May 4.

Photos from the commencement events are available on Adrian College’s Flickr account.

Watch 2024 Commencement Events:
Baccalaureate Ceremony
Commencement Ceremony

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