The Holmes Center follows a “Clear Bag” policy for all events held inside the Holmes Center – The Holmes Center’s Clear Bag Policy
Saturday, May 13
9 a.m. ceremony
Reich College of Education
1 p.m. ceremony
Walker College of Business
5 p.m. ceremony
College of Fine and Applied Arts
Graduate students will attend the college ceremony represented by their major field of study.
Graduates do not need to register and they may invite an unlimited number of guests. Tickets are not required for the commencement ceremonies.
During each ceremony, graduates will walk across the stage in Holmes Convocation Center, have their names announced and be professionally photographed receiving their diploma covers. App State Chancellor Sheri Everts will confer degrees upon graduates at each ceremony.
- Each ceremony will last approximately 90 minutes.
- Accessibility and disability accommodations are available.
- Review the Holmes Center’s Bag and Admission Policy — small, clear plastic bags, small clutch purses, individual seat cushions and medically necessary items are permitted.
- App State, media outlets, and family and friends film Commencement Ceremonies. Attendees may be included in photography or videos used to promote Appalachian State University.