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The Commencement ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 9, 2020at 10:00 am on Spring Hill College campus at the Avenue of the Oaks. No Commencement tickets are required for the ceremony on the Avenue. Students participating in the ceremony should arrive at Byrne Hall by 9:00 am for the procession line-up.

In the event of rain, commencement exercises will be held at the Arthur R. Outlaw Recreation Center, on campus, 11:00 a.m. Each graduate will receive five (5) Commencement tickets, which you may pick up at the Bookstore along with your cap and gown during normal business hours.

For more information and updates, visit the Spring Hill College Commencement webpage.  

Cap & gown orders are handled by the Spring Hill College bookstore located on the main floor of the Student Center. The bookstore will announce their annual Grad Fair via email to all students who are eligible for graduation. Students who have not completed their Intent to Graduate form will not be able to order a cap & gown. Students completing their course of study over the summer (August grads) will require clearance from the Registrar's Office before ordering their cap & gown from the bookstore.
No. During the ceremony, you will be handed an empty diploma cover.  Graduates who have completed all degree requirements will have their diploma mailed to them approximately 8 weeks after the ceremony. 
No, only the degree type will be listed on your diploma. For example, if your major/concentration was Business Administration with a concentration in Management/Marketing your degree type is Bachelor of Science.
No, you will receive one diploma.
  • For majors/concentrations which have common courses or curricula, at least eighteen credit hours (fifteen for concentrations) must be earned from non-overlapping courses in each of the two major/concentration areas. 
  • The applicant’s designation of a “first” and a “second” major determines whether the student receives a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.This rule is applicable when majors fall under different distinctions for degree earned.
After Commencement, the procession continues to the steps of Byrne Hall for the Senior Class picture before disbanding.
The MTS graduate students also take a class picture with the Theology faculty in the same area.