New Commencement start time: 10 a.m. on May 20

This year, Commencement will occur in the morning, starting at 10 a.m. in the Marcus Pavilion on Saturday, May 20. Doors will open at 9 a.m. for all attendees and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Find the complete schedule of activities on the Commencement webpage.

Interested in volunteering Commencement day? Contact Katie Wieliczkiewicz or use this sign-up link.


On-campus emergency number: 9-911.

Non-emergency situations requiring police response: 360-459-4333.

SMU Office of Public Safety: 360-438-4555 or ext. 4555.

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