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Spring Commencement 2018

Each spring, we are excited to welcome Butler families to historic Hinkle Fieldhouse as we recognize the achievements of the graduating class. This year, the Spring Commencement Ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 12, 2018.

Please explore the links on this page for a summary of the ceremony as well as detailed information on ordering student caps, gowns, and hoodsrequesting ticketshow to get herewhere to park and important Commencement events happening throughout the day. 

Commencement is pleased to offer accessibility services to those with special needs, as well as a complimentary parking shuttle for your convenience at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

In addition to a clearly marked temporary photo section in the stands to the west of the stage, a professional photographer will be at the ceremony. A low resolution copy of the 2017 Spring Commencement ceremony video is posted online.

Important Links

Summary of the Ceremony

Student Instructions for Commencement Day

Ordering Caps, Gowns and Hoods

International Sashes

Requesting Tickets

Commencement Events


Information for Faculty

Directions to Campus

Parking Information

Accessibility Services

Area Hotels

Professional Photography