The 2023 Queens University of Charlotte Commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 6, at 9 a.m. on Hall Brown Terrace located behind Queens Hall.
All students who have completed academic requirements for their degree program are expected to participate in the commencement ceremony. Any graduate who is not able to attend their Commencement ceremony must notify the Registrar’s Office as soon as possible. Parking will open March 14.
The seating area for guests opens at 7:30 a.m. and is first come, first served, but there should be ample seating for all who choose to attend the ceremony. There is no smoking (including e-cigs and vapes, etc...) allowed. No pets are allowed. The ceremony is likely to last approximately 2 hours.
A drop off point for guests with mobility impairments will be available at Evans Clock Tower.
Coming soon! For family and friends that cannot make it, please have them join us virtually! The YouTube livestream will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 6.
In Case of Rain
The ceremony will be held outdoors, rain or shine, unless there is severe inclement weather. In case of sudden rain or lightning, students will seek shelter in Trexler Student Center, all guests will seek shelter in either: Everett Library, Belk Chapel, and the Levine Center for Wellness and Recreation.
If weather conditions do not permit an outdoor ceremony, graduation exercises will be held in Levine Center for Wellness and Recreation. Two rain tickets will be given to each graduate from their Dean’s office mid-April. Overflow seating with a closed-circuit video feed of the ceremony will be available for those who do not have rain tickets. The ceremony will also be broadcast live via YouTube.
Elizabeth Ervin, Office Manager, MSB
Student Accessibility Services
Blair College of Health and Presbyterian School of Nursing
Brady Smith, Compliance & Communication Coordinator
Kathy Devlin, Manager
Cato School of Education
Shannon Bray, Recruiter/Student Support Specialist
Student Financial Services
College of Arts and Sciences
Shannon Bray, Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies
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