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Commencement

From the pop and sizzle of fireworks to the buzz and beat of New Orleans Jazz, Tulane's commencement is an experience unlike any other. In New Orleans and at Tulane we march to the beat of our own drum, and that spirit is infused into every part of the Unified Commencement Ceremony at the Mercedez-Benz Superdome. The Unified Ceremony brings together all Tulane grads, from undergraduate to graduate and professional students to celebrate the pomp and circumstance of the day, which includes the procession of graduates and faculty, the keynote address, and the conferral of degrees. After the Unified Ceremony, graduates will proceed to their school's individual ceremony, where they will walk across the stage and have their picture taken.

Schedule

Uptown Grad Fest

Tuesday, March 6: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Qatar Ballroom, LBC
Wednesday, March 7: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Qatar Ballroom, LBC

Downtown Grad Fest

Thursday, March 15: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Downtown Bookstore.

Graduate Hooding and Recognition Ceremony

Friday, May 18, 10 a.m., McAlister Auditorium.
 This ceremony is for students receiving Master's degrees and PhDs from the following schools: Liberal Arts, Science & Engineering, Professional Advancement and biomedical sciences in the School of Medicine.

Wave Goodbye

Friday, May 18: 6-8 p.m., Academic Quad

Unified Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 19: 9-11 a.m., Mercedes-Benz Superdome

School of Architecture

School of Architecture Graduation Reception: May 19, 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., Favrot Lobby, Richardson Memorial Hall
Contact Person: architecture@tulane.edu, 504-865-5389 or Christy Crosby at ccrosby1@tulane.edu

School of Architecture Ceremony: May 19, 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Dixon Hall
Contact Person: architecture@tulane.edu, 504-865-5389 or Christy Crosby at ccrosby1@tulane.edu

A.B. Freeman School of Business

A.B. Freeman School of Business Graduate Ceremony: Friday, May 18, Time: TBD, Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse

A.B. Freeman School of Business Undergraduate Ceremony: Friday, May 18 or Saturday, May 19 (TBD), Time: TBD, Location: TBD

School of Liberal Arts

Graduate Hooding and Recognition Ceremony: Friday, May 18, 10 a.m., McAlister Auditorium.
This ceremony is for students receiving Master's degrees and PhDs from the following schools: Liberal Arts, Science & Engineering, Professional Advancement and biomedical sciences in the School of Medicine.

School of Liberal Arts Undergraduate Ceremony: May 19, 3:00 p.m., Mercedes-Benz Superdome (Main Floor)
For more information: Tara Hamburg (tara@tulane.edu, 504-865-5225)

Tulane Law School

Law School Awards Ceremony (by invitation only): May 18, 5-6:30 p.m., Weinmann Hall
Reception beginning at 5 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room

Law School Graduation Ceremony: May 19, 1-2:30 p.m., Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse

Law School Reception: May 19, directly following the ceremony, Weinmann Hall

School of Medicine

Graduate Hooding and Recognition Ceremony: Friday, May 18, 10 a.m., McAlister Auditorium.
This ceremony is for students receiving Master's degrees and PhDs from the following schools: Liberal Arts, Science & Engineering, Professional Advancement and biomedical sciences in the School of Medicine.

School of Medicine Ceremony May 19, Time: TBD, Location: TBD

School of Professional Advancement

Graduate Hooding and Recognition Ceremony: Friday, May 18, 10 a.m., McAlister Auditorium.
This ceremony is for students receiving Master's degrees and PhDs from the following schools: Liberal Arts, Science & Engineering, Professional Advancement and biomedical sciences in the School of Medicine.

School of Professional Advancement Undergraduate Ceremony: May 19, 1 - 2:30 p.m., McAlister Auditorium.

School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine

School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine Ceremony: Saturday, May 19, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave.

School of Science and Engineering

Graduate Hooding and Recognition Ceremony: Friday, May 18, 10 a.m., McAlister Auditorium.
This ceremony is for students receiving Master's degrees and PhDs from the following schools: Liberal Arts, Science & Engineering, Professional Advancement and biomedical sciences in the School of Medicine.

School of Science and Engineering Undergraduate Graduation Ceremony: May 19, 4 p.m., Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse

School of Social Work

School of Social Work Ceremony: May 19, noon, Mercedes-Benz Superdome (Iberville Club)

Travel Information

Hotels

Tulane has preferred relationships with many local hotels that offer discounted pricing during commencement. For more information or to make reservations, visit http://www.dmineworleans.com/tulane-events  or contact Destination Management Inc. at 800-488-4364 or ccavalier@visitnola.com. For additional information on other preferred hotel relationships visit http://tulane.edu/universityservices/hotels_.cfm.

Car Rental

Tulane has a preferred rental car relationship with Enterprise Rent-A-Car which offers discounts to the Tulane community. Please reference the code 14N0742 and pin TUL when reserving your vehicle at http://www.enterprise.com.