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CCU Spring 2015 commencement ceremonies moved indoors

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - Due to impending weather conditions, Coastal Carolina University has enacted the Severe Weather Plan for the upcoming Commencement ceremonies this weekend, according to an email sent by the university.

Four separate ceremonies will be held at the HTC Student Recreation and Convocation Center, located at 104 Founders Drive on the CCU campus. 

The Senior Celebration has been moved to the Alford Ballroom in Atheneum Hall.

The degree groups will be honored at the following dates and times:

Friday, May 8

2 p.m. Ceremony – Graduate and Undergraduate: E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration

Doors open, and student line-up begins at 1 p.m.

6 p.m. Ceremony - Graduate and Undergraduate: College of Science

Doors open, and student line-up begins at 5 p.m.

Saturday, May 9

8:30 a.m. Ceremony - Graduate and Undergraduate: Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts and University College

Doors open and student line-up begins at 7:30 a.m.

12:30 p.m. Ceremony - Graduate and Undergraduate: Spadoni College of Education

Doors open, and student line-up begins at 11:30 a.m.

Commencement speaker Michael J. Gerson will speak only at the 8:30 a.m. ceremony on Saturday.

The same general admission ticket for Brooks Stadium will serve as the severe weather plan ticket for the HTC Center. The severe weather plan ticket can only be used during the college ceremony specified on the ticket.

The University has provided the following alternate viewing options for guests without tickets. A live feed of the ceremony will be screened in Wheelwright Auditorium, located at 108 Spadoni Park Circle on the CCU campus. A webcast of the ceremony will also be available online at coastal.edu/commencement.

Additional information about Commencement weekend severe weather plans, including scheduling and tickets, is available online at coastal.edu/commencement.

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