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Commencement Event Outline


Ceremony will last 1.5-2 hours from when the ceremony begins

30 minutes before ceremony begins Students arrive in the Burke-O'Mahoney Room to pick up seating cards
30 minutes before ceremony begins

Students line-up for Processional

15 minutes before ceremony begins

Ceremony Processional begins

On the hour

Commencement ceremony begins


Call to Order


Singing of the National Anthem




Greetings from Board of Trustees or designee


Special Recognitions


Introduction of Speaker


Commencement Address


Presentation of students for degrees


Conferral of degrees


Singing of America the Beautiful

1.5-2 hours after ceremony began

Recessional (Time Approximate)

Office of the Registrar
University of the Incarnate Word
4301 Broadway, CPO 304
San Antonio, TX  78209
Phone:  (210)-829-6006
Fax:  (210)-829-3922

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