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Dates and Deadlines

Friday, September 13: 5 p.m.
Deadline to turn in ‘Intent to Graduate’ form.
To complete the online form click here.

Monday, October 5: Midnight
Deadline for ordering caps and gowns.
$25.00 late fee for orders after this date.

Passport to Graduation (Graduation Rehearsal)
Mandatory for ALL graduates participating in the commencement ceremony. Students who live more than 100 miles from the campuses listed below are not required to attend.

Students only need to attend one rehearsal. Locations listed below:

  • Sunday, November 17: 2:00 p.m.
    Student Center Complex
    Bristol Campus – 1350 King College Rd
    Bristol, TN 37620
  • Saturday, November 9: 10:00 a.m.
    Knoxville Campus – 10950 Spring Bluff Way
    Knoxville, TN 37932

Friday, November 22
Deadline to appeal to march early and change marching status or name for commencement program.

Thursday, December 2
Last day to order graduation announcements.

Monday, December 9: 6 p.m.
Nurses Pinning Ceremony – Knoxville Campus
West Park Baptist Church
Knoxville, Tennessee
All graduates must RSVP to the School of Nursing

Thursday, December 12: 6 p.m.
Nurses Pinning Ceremony – Bristol Campus
First Presbyterian Church
Bristol, Tennessee
All graduates must RSVP to the School of Nursing

Saturday, December 14: 8:30 a.m.
Graduates line up for Commencement.
Viking Hall
1100 Edgemont Ave
Bristol, TN 37620

Saturday, December 14: 10 a.m.
Commencement service begins.

*Schedule is subject to change.