Marshall University Spring Commencement

Marshall University Spring Commencement

Big Sandy Superstore Arena

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

Associate & Bachelor’s Degree Ceremony | 9 a.m.

Master’s & Doctoral Degree Ceremony | 2 p.m.

Commencement Speaker

J. Mark McVey

A Son of Marshall who has forged an outstanding career as a singer and actor on Broadway.


Event Parking

Parking is available in the parking garage on Third Avenue across from the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. Parking in this garage is available on weekends at no charge. Parking is available in the Pullman Square garages for a fee.


Live Stream

The Commencement ceremonies will be streamed live on the Web for guests who are not able to attend. The link will be available at

Shuttle Service

Buses will be available to transport graduates and guests from campus to the Arena. Shuttle service will begin at 7:45 a.m. for the 9 a.m. ceremony.  Shuttles will begin at noon for the 2 p.m. ceremony. After each ceremony, buses will transport passengers back to campus.



Saturday, May 6
9 a.m. / Associate & Bachelor’s Degree Ceremony
2 p.m /.Master’s & Doctoral Degree Ceremony

Tickets & Prices

Sale Locations

  • Big Sandy Superstore Arena Box Office
  • 1.800.745.3000 (toll free)

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