Students / Graduation

Commencement Services at the University of the South

May 9, 2015
10 am, Baccalaureate Service

May 10, 2015
10 am, Commencement

2014 Graduation


We look forward to sharing this beautiful weekend with you, your classmates, and your families - and to celebrating your great success! Congratulations! You will receive detailed information by email, but please take a look at the general information posted below.

Please check with John Grammer if you have any questions about your academic requirements for graduation. 

If you and your family are planning to stay in Sewanee, you should book a hotel/house now. There is a list at You may also find accommodation rentals on the Alumni page

You are invited to attend Saturday's Baccalaureate Service at 10 am and to process with your class, meeting them at 9:30 am. Immediately following the Baccalaureate Service Saturday there will be a short rehearsal for Letters graduates. Please meet on the chancel steps. 

Commencement will be at 10 am on Sunday, May 10, at All Saints' Chapel. You will convene at 9:30 am along the arcade outside Convocation Hall, or inside if it is raining. The School of Letters follows the faculty in the procession. There will be a reception for School of Letters graduates and their friends and families following the Commencement Service at 1 pm at McGriff Alumni House. We will have pictures at 1:30 with Dr. Grammer.

We are looking forward to seeing you on the mountain.