University Ceremony

Specific questions concerning the Graduation Program or graduation procedures should be directed to the department of your major. General questions should be directed to the Student Services Center, (919) 515-6278.

Tickets are not required for the main university commencement ceremony.

Chancellor W. Randolph Woodson, Presiding
Saturday, May 13, 2017
PNC Arena

Processional, 9:00 a.m. The Amalgam Brass Ensemble
Dr. Peter Askim, Conductor
NC State Music Department
The audience is requested to remain seated during the Processional.
Welcome Chancellor W. Randolph Woodson
Presentation Of The Colors NC State ROTC Color Guard
National Anthem Grains of Time
NC State Music Department
Introductions Chancellor W. Randolph Woodson
Conferring of Honorary Degrees Chancellor W. Randolph Woodson
Address Nancy McFarlane, Mayor of Raleigh
Music Interlude Ladies in Red
NC State Music Department
Conferring of Graduate Degrees Chancellor W. Randolph Woodson
Candidates for advanced degrees presented by Dean of Graduate School.
Recognitions Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, Warwick A. Arden
Conferring of Undergraduate Degrees Chancellor W. Randolph Woodson
Candidates for baccalaureate degrees presented by Deans of Colleges.
Recognition of ROTC Commissionees Chancellor W. Randolph Woodson
Address to Fellow Graduates Yasmine Connor
Turning of the Tassel Yasmine Connor
Alma Mater Ladies in Red
NC State Music Department
Recessional (Platform Party, Faculty, and Doctoral Candidates Only)
The audience is requested to remain seated during the Recessional.