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Summer 2021 Commencement
Saturday, August 7, 2021
10:00 A.M. Ceremony
Please note that it might be necessary to print off tickets for your guests or share via mobile device. Ushers will be on hand to check tickets the day of the ceremony, so please remind guests to bring their ticket or show the ticket on their mobile device. Doors to the coliseum will open at 9:00a.m.
Students can access their six (6) guest tickets by following the steps provided in the email sent to their ATU email address from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ceremony Participation Policy
Candidates for summer 2021 graduation who have been approved to take a course at another institution during their last 30 hours must submit official transcripts to the Registrar’s Office by Wednesday, August 4.
Participation in commencement is required of all degree candidates, except in cases involving hardship. Students may officially petition in writing to the Office of Academic Affairs that the degree be awarded in absentia. Petitions should include your T-Number, the reason you will be unable to attend the ceremony, your current mailing address, and the address to which your diploma should be mailed.
Petitions for absentia should be directed to the Office of Academic Affairs.