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Austin Peay State University will host one commencement ceremony to honor the University’s August graduates from all colleges. The event is scheduled for Friday, August 6 at 2:00pm at the Dunn Center. In order to ensure comfortable, hassle-free seating for all guests, graduates will pre-select seats for their guests in the weeks leading up to the ceremony using this link. Please read the instructions on that page carefully. Graduates with guests requiring ADA Accessibility seating or access to our wheelchair section should email Kyle Christmas at christmask@apsu.edu as soon as possible. Family and friends who cannot attend the ceremony can watch the event live using the link below.


Friday, August 6

2 p.m.

College of Arts and Letters

College of Behavioral and Health Sciences

College of Business

Eriksson College of Education

College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

College of Graduate Studies

The University is currently operating under Normal Risk Level conditions. This means a return to pre-pandemic operations, including no longer requiring masks or social distancing. The CDC encourages people who are not yet vaccinated to continue wearing a mask, especially while indoors. For more information about vaccinations and Tennessee Department of Health guidance, visit https://covid19.tn.gov

These plans are subject to modification based upon changes in the COVID-19 environment. 

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Diplomas and Cap & Gowns

Diplomas for August 2021 graduates will be mailed directly to graduates. Caps and gowns for August graduates may be ordered here to be delivered directly to the student. 


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