Fort Hays State University Commencement set for this morning

Fort Hays State University graduation takes place this morning for students receiving an Associates or Bachelor’s degrees. The ceremony will be held at Gross Memorial Coliseum beginning at 10am. Seating is available on the bleachers and in the balcony area. All seats in the coliseum are normally filled by about 9. a.m. Please arrive early.

Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center in Sheridan Hall will be available for guests who arrive after Gross Memorial Coliseum is full. Commencement is viewed on a large screen in air-conditioned Sheridan Hall with comfortable seating.

Here is the Commencement schedule of events for today:

  • 8:00 to 9:15 a.m. Name card distribution in Gross Memorial Coliseum, Gate 1.
  • 8:00 to 9:15 a.m. Undergraduate degree candidates assemble inside Cunningham Hall. Please be punctual.
  • 9:00 to 9:30 a.m. Faculty assemble inside Cunningham Hall. Faculty will precede the candidates in the line of march.
  • 10:00 a.m. Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony in Gross Memorial Coliseum. There is no admission charge for commencement.

The Commencement will also be broadcast on Eagle Cable channel 17 and also online at the university website at:

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