December 2017 Commencement Information

Welcome to the East Carolina University Commencement site. We hope this site provides Graduates with all the information you might need to apply for Commencement, RSVP for the Main Commencement Ceremony on Friday, December 15th at 10:00a.m. in Minges Coliseum and obtain other information related to Commencement Weekend.  

There is also helpful information for Faculty and staff about RSVPing and where to be on the day of Commencement festivities. There is a specific section for Family and friends that we hope will answer your questions. In the event you still have questions or concerns, do not hesitate to call or email us. Our phone number is 252-737-1023. Any specific Commencement questions can also be emailed to 

Important Notes: On Friday, December 15th, Graduates should report to their School/College lineup area located in the concourse areas of the Minges by 9:15a.m.  Doors to Minges Coliseum will open at 9:00am for family members and guests.

December 2017 School/College Recognition Ceremonies

After East Carolina University’s Commencement Ceremony at Minges Coliseum some schools/colleges will hold recognition ceremonies for their graduates on Friday, December 15th or Saturday, December 16th.  Check out the School/College Recognition page for updated information for the time and location of those ceremonies.  

Fall 2017 Commencement

Secure your seat for the Fall 2017 University Commencement Ceremony

This is an RSVP for the University Ceremony only. This is NOT an RSVP for any college or departmental ceremony.