Undergraduate Ceremony


The ceremony for undergraduate students will be held Saturday, August 8, 2020, at 9 a.m. on the Quad between Old Main and Livermore Library.

Parking is available on the south side of campus near the railroad tracks (across the tracks from the Livermore Library, Old Main, Oxendine Science Building, and the Chancellor’s Residence), accessible from Hwy 711/Third Street. Additional parking is available north of Jacobs and Wellons Halls near the James B. Chavis University Center, accessible from Odum Street/Prospect Road. Handicapped accessible parking is available in the lots directly in front of Livermore Library, Old Main, and Oxendine Science Building, accessible via University Road.

Please arrive early. Entrances open at 7:30 a.m. All guests should be seated no later than 8:45 a.m.

GRAD IMAGES will take a photo of each graduate during the ceremony. Information will be mailed after Commencement.

Dress for warm weather. Restrooms are available in Old Main and Moore Hall. 

Overflow and indoor seating will be available in the University Center lounge.

For more information about the Undergraduate Commencement, contact the Office of the Registrar at 910.521.6298 or registrar@uncp.edu.

Schedule of Events

Undergraduate students are to meet in the main gym of the Jones Athletic Center by 7:30 a.m.

Faculty and administrators are to robe and line up in the Livermore Library at 8 a.m.

Trustees, Executive Staff, and the Platform Party, including deans, are to line up in the Chancellor's Dining Room in the University Center at 8 a.m.

7:30 a.m. Entrances open for family and guests
8:50 a.m. Entrances close; Prelude by University Band
9 a.m. Processional of graduates, faculty, and platform party
  Commencement Speaker: TBA

A reception will immediately follow the ceremony in the following locations:

  • College of Arts and Sciences: Hickory Hall Lawn
  • College of Health Sciences: Hickory Hall Lawn
  • School of Education: Education Center Lawn
  • School of Business: Business Administration Lawn

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