Commencement COVID-19 Safety

  • For the safety of everyone, all guests and participants are required to 

    • wear masks consistently and correctly (exception: children 2 and younger)

    • stay at least 6 feet away from people you don’t live with

  • All graduate and public seating will be socially distanced. Please do not rearrange seating.

  • Hand sanitizing stations will be located at entrances and throughout the venue.

  • The length of the ceremony will be condensed.

Before you arrive:

  • Please stay at home and watch the livestream if you are sick, feel sick, or answer yes to any of the following:

    • In the last two weeks, have you been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19 (excluding people who have had COVID-19 within the past 3 months)? You have been in close contact if you have

      • been within 6 feet of someone who has COVID-19 for a combined total of 15 minutes or more over a 24 hour period or

      • provided care at home to someone who is sick with COVID-19 or

      • had direct physical contact (hugged or kissed) with someone who has COVID-19 or

      • shared eating or drinking utensils with someone who has COVID-19 or

      • been sneezed on or coughed on by someone who has COVID-19