MAE Departmental Graduation Ceremony

Spring 2015 Graduation Ceremony
McKimmon Center
1:00PM - Thursday, May 7, 2015

Before the ceremony

  • Graduates must wear a cap and gown (the NCSU Bookstore will contact you regarding cap and gown purchases).

  • Please report by 12:00 PM and line up in alphabetical order (faculty will be on hand to assign you a number and help find your place in line), please stay in line once you are in order.  We will instruct you on the ceremony at this time.

  • There is plenty of handicap seating, and there will be marshals on hand for assistance. Please do not arrive early; the room will not be accessible to visitors before 12:30pm.  Handicap parking is available with a drop-off zone for handicap visitors.

  • A professional photographer will be present to take your photo; they will notify you by email when your proofs become available.  You are under no obligation to purchase the photographs.

During the ceremony

  • You will receive a diploma cover at the ceremony (the diploma will be mailed to you several weeks later, so please update your address with Registration and Records).
  • The graduation procession will march onto the floor at 1:00PM. The ceremony will start with a welcome from Dr. Gould, MAE Department Head, and guest speakers.

  • Presentation of diplomas will begin with graduate students and proceed through undergraduate degrees (order: PhD AE, PhD ME, MS AE, MS ME, BS AE, BS ME).

  • When Dr. Silverberg calls your name, walk onto the stage, accept your diploma and congratulations from Dr. Gould, and pause for a picture (marshals will be on hand to direct students on/off stage).

  • After closing statements by Dr. Gould, officials and graduating students will proceed out of the room.

  • The ceremony usually lasts about an hour, depending on the number of graduates.

After the ceremony

  • Students, family and friends are invited to join us for a reception in, immediately following the MAE graduation ceremony.  Please follow the signs to the reception.

For information about the university graduation ceremony, 05/09/2015, visit  NCSU Registration & Records


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