Miami to award 1,108 diplomas during fall commencement Dec. 11

mortar-board-capMiami University will present 1,108 diplomas during its fall commencement ceremony at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in Millett Hall. President David Hodge will preside over the ceremony.

Rose Marie Ward, professor of kinesiology and health and the 2015 Effective Educator, will give the commencement address.

Brief remarks will be made by David Budig (Miami ‘84), chair of the Miami University board of trustees, and by Ted Downing (Miami ‘68), president of the Miami University Alumni Association board of directors. Special remarks will be made by student body president Joey Parizek.

Conferral of diplomas will include: 83 associates, 729 bachelor's, 287 master's and 9 doctorates.

The program will last about 90 minutes. No tickets are necessary. The ceremony will be livestreamed on the web.  The link for viewing will be on the commencement website.

All bags will be checked upon entering the arena.

Please plan to leave all nonessential items in your locked vehicle and plan to arrive early. See the commencement website for bag check information.