College of Health and Human Performance

College of Health & Human Performance Spring 2024 Recognition Ceremony


Join us May 2-3 as we recognize graduates earning degrees from the College of Health & Human Performance. The college ceremony will take place Thursday, May 2, 2024, from 2-4 p.m. in the Stephen C. O'Connell Center. Note, the processional will begin at 2 p.m.

At this recognition ceremony, master's degree and bachelor's degree graduates will be individually recognized by Dean Michael Reid. 

  • Beginning Thursday morning, parking restrictions will be lifted for the O'Connell Center lot and garage (garage #7). See Google map.
  • All attendees must pass through metal detectors and bag searches. See security policies page. Seating is on a first come, first served basis.
  • Graduates are required to check in at Gate 4 starting at 12:30 p.m. to receive their name card. Please ensure timely assembly by 1:30 p.m. as the processional will commence promptly at 2 p.m.
  • Regalia (cap and gown) is required; it’s your ticket into the lineup area and into the ceremony. See bookstore for ordering information.
  • Guests must enter through the main gates which will open at 12:30 p.m.
  • Candidates in need of accommodations should complete the commencement accommodation request form. Guests in need of accommodations should review the commencement accessibility webpage.
  • The ceremony will be available on livestream at

Please note, we do not plan to distribute tickets or limit guests for this ceremony.


Additional Ceremonies

All graduates and guests are encouraged to attend the University-Wide Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 3, 2024, from 7-9 p.m. in Ben Hill Griffith Stadium. 

The Doctoral Recognition Ceremony will be held for graduates earning a Ph.D. or DAT on Thursday, May 2, 2024, from 9-11 a.m. in the Stephen C. O'Connell Center.


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