Queens' 2020 commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 2, at 9 a.m. on Hall Brown Terrace located behind Burwell 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 his or her commencement ceremony must notify the Registrar's Office by April 1.
A live stream of the ceremony will be broadcast and archived on YouTube.
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, vapes, etc.) on Hall Brown Terrace. No pets are allowed. The ceremony is likely to last approximately two hours.
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, please seek shelter in one of the following locations: 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 the Levine Center for Wellness and Recreation. A limited number of rain tickets will be given to each graduate at rehearsal. 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.
Ginger Marr, Commencement Coordinator
1900 Selwyn Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28274
Pam Reid, Office Manager, MSB
Student Accessibility Services
Cort Schneider, Director
Blair College of Health and Presbyterian School of Nursing
Holly Vanager, Compliance Communication Coordinator
Kathy Devlin, Manager
Cato School of Education
Somer Saunders, Recruiter/Student Support Specialist
Student Financial Services
College of Arts and Sciences
Shannon Bray, Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies
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