Commencement

Commencement Weekend Activities

Graduation Celebration – 10:30 a.m. Friday

  • For all graduates and their guests
  • Free to all those celebrating the Class of 2013
  • Located at Multipurpose Quad
  • Live entertainment and refreshments

Bookstore Sale

  • SUU's Bookstore offers store-wide sales over Commencement weekend
  • Open Friday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Located in the Sharwan Smith Student Center

Campus Self-Guided Tours

  • All student facilities will be open Friday and Saturday for self-guided tours

Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery

  • Senior Art & Design BFA Portfolios
  • Free and open to the public
  • Open Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Located in the Braithwaite Liberal Arts Building (ground level)

Sherratt Library Literature Showcase

  • Graduate Book DisplayTitles for Tenured T-Birds & Outstanding Scholars Display
  • Free and open to the public
  • Open Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Area Information

See ceremonies for full listing of graduation festivities.

 Tickets are not required for SUU's Commencement festivities. Enjoy graduation with all your family and friends. Parking for graduates and guests is free; all campus lots will be open.

Campus Dining

All campus dining is located within the Sharwan Smith Student Center

SUU Convenience Store
Across the hall from the Bookstore in the west end of the Student Center
Friday: 8:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Papa John's
In the Student Center Rotunda
Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: Closed

Mr. Sundaes Corner Parlor
In the Student Center Rotunda
Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: Closed

Mondo Subs
Just east of the Rotunda in the Student Center Mall
Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: closed

T-Bird Grill
Just east of the Rotunda in the Student Center Mall
Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: closed

Outtakes (convenience store)
Next to the Post Office in the Student Center Mall
Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday: closed

Thunderbird Circle (buffet dining)
East end of Student Center, across the hall from the Living Room
Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: closed

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