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Evening MBA Schedule

2019 Emory University Commencement
Evening MBA Events

SATURDAY May 11, 2019

4:30 p.m.

EvMBA Honors & Awards Ceremony 
Gilham Executive Commons Room W525, Goizueta Foundation Center.
Re-live your Goizueta experience. Let your family and friends see and hear what makes your class special. Featuring student presentation, speakers, student awards, and faculty awards. All students and their guests are invited.

MONDAY May 13, 2019

8:00 a.m.

Graduates: You will gather at the Chemistry Building, get in alphabetical order, and march in at the appropriate time following our faculty marshals. There will be staff members to help you get assembled.

Guests: Please find a seat on the Main Quad when you arrive. You may want to look in the graduation program to figure out where the Business School will be seated on the Quad. If you receive passes for special seating, ask an usher for directions.

9:00-10:30 a.m.

Emory University Commencement Ceremony (for all programs)

For more details on the Emory University Ceremony, click here. This ceremony will be webcast.

Following the ceremony, graduates will recess following the faculty marshals off the Quad. All graduates and guests will proceed to the Goizueta Business School for a Graduation Reception/Brunch.

Graduates: Follow the faculty marshal who will direct you to march off the Quad as a group and proceed to the Goizueta Business School for a Graduation Reception/Brunch.

Guests: Join your graduate at Goizueta Business School on  Patterson Green for the Graduation Reception/Brunch.

Immediately following Emory University Commencement Ceremony, approximately
11 a.m.

MBA Reception/Brunch

Goizueta Business School, Patterson Green

Approximately 12:30 p.m.

MBA Processional and Diploma Ceremony
Woodruff Physical Education Center

This ceremony will be webcast.

Graduates and guests will proceed to the Woodruff PE Center. Shuttle buses and golf carts will be available for guests.

Students will line up on the track in alphabetical order by program. Guests will enter into the PE Center through the East Door, opposite the Dobbs University Center. Guests will walk through the PE Center and use the central staircase to go to the first floor. The ceremony will take place inside the basketball arena.

There will be a professional photographer taking pictures of each student as s/he receives his/her diploma.

Please remain seated for the entire ceremony.
Graduates: To get your diploma, your row will be directed to stand up by the faculty marshals. You walk to the right side of the stage and hand your index card to the person at the podium. You immediately start up the stairs. You should be on the edge of the stage when your name is read. You will shake hands with the Dean and receive your diploma. This is VERY IMPORTANT - When shaking hands be careful! The dean will be shaking over 700 hands. If you wear a ring that has a sharp surface, please remove it before the ceremony. A professional photographer will take your picture. You will then return to your seat and sit down. At the conclusion of the ceremony, you will be dismissed.

Parking/Directions for EvMBA Honors & Awards Ceremony and Reception and Commencement Day events

Please refer to the Goizueta Commencement Website for the rain plan. Information is also available at the Emory University Commencement Website.

Please note the deadline for returning the Request for special services for graduates and guests with disabilities postcard is late April. Click here for more information. Requests after the published date will not be accommodated.

Please call or e-mail Virna Mendoza Associate Director of Student Affairs in the Evening MBA Program Office with any questions: (404) 727-0310 |