Fall 2019 Commencement Ceremonies: Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019

Livestream Info


9:00 a.m.

  • Ceremony for MTSU’s College of Graduate Studies (including all master’s, education specialist, and doctoral degree candidates) and all undergraduates in the College of Basic and Applied Sciences, Jennings A. Jones College of Business, and the College of Education.

1:30 p.m.

  • Ceremony for all undergraduates in MTSU’s College of Behavioral and Health Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, College of Media and Entertainment, and the University College.
  • You can watch each ceremony live via streaming video beginning about 8:45 a.m. Central and 1:15 p.m. Central at MTSU Live or Facebook.
  • American Sign Language interpreting will be provided for each ceremony. Closed-captioning will be included on the screens at Hale Arena as well as in the streaming video online.

Guest Speakers

  • 9:00 a.m. — To be announced.
  • 1:30 p.m. — To be announced.


Murphy Center, Monte Hale Arena

MTSU commencement ceremonies are held in the Monte Hale Arena inside the Charles M. Murphy Athletic Center on the northwest side of campus.

Maps and driving directions, along with a special graduation-day parking map are available online. A printable diagram of Murphy Center seating is also available to downloadThe facility will open for guests about an hour before each ceremony.

Students wait for the summer 2018 graduation ceremony to begin inside Murphy Center in this August file photo. MTSU’s fall 2018 commencement ceremonies are set for 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15. (MTSU file photo by GradImages.com)

Graduation Details 

Detailed information for undergraduate students about fall 2019 commencement, including deadlines, attendance, caps and gowns, and more, are available online. Details for graduate students about fall 2019 commencement will be available on the graduate studies website.

A final list of all graduates will be available on our Graduation Lists page early in the semester following commencement.

Questions about parking or other special accommodations for guests should be directed to Murphy Center staff at 615-898-2752 or by referring to the parking map


Commencement Photo Information

GradImages of Tallahassee, Fla., is the official photographer for MTSU commencement ceremonies. The company contacts all graduating students via email with information on commencement photo proofs, prices, etc. For information on commencement photos, visit www.gradimages.com or call 800-261-2576.

Live Stream

Additional Graduation Information