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Information for graduation May 25, 2024

Augustana College will hold its 164th Commencement Convocation at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2024.

The ceremony will be held at the Vibrant Arena at the Mark, 1201 River Drive, Moline, Ill.

Augustana's commencement convocation will be live-streamed above and on the Augustana homepage.

Doors open at noon. No tickets are required for the ceremony. The ceremony will last approximately two hours; please allow additional time to exit the building and parking lot.

Vibrant Arena procedures

Attendees will walk through metal detectors before entering the center. Attendees are encouraged to allow for extra time to get through security. Purses, backpacks and bags should be left at home or in a vehicle, if possible. Any bag over 5"x7"x2" will need to be returned to your vehicle or checked in at Guest Services. The only exceptions are for medical reasons or diaper bags (with small child/children present upon entry).

The Vibrant Arena does not allow weapons, pocket knives, pepper spray, airhorns, noisemakers or helium balloons.

The Vibrant Arena has sufficient seating capacity for commencement and is accessible for people with disabilities. Graduating students or family members with seating or accessibility concerns are encouraged to check with the Vibrant Arena for details.

Related events

The Master's Hooding Ceremony will begin at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, May 24, in Wallenberg Hall in the Denkmann Memorial Building. 

The Senior Departmental Honors Celebration will begin at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 24, in Centennial Hall.

The Senior Send-Off will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 24, in the Gävle rooms and the area around the Gerber Center. 

The Blessing of the Graduates: A Baccalaureate will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, in Centennial Hall.

Downloadable Class of 2024 signs