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UCM Celebrates 2022 Fall Commencement Dec. 9-10, Live Streaming Available

By Jeff Murphy, November 29, 2022


WARRENSBURG, MO – The Warrensburg community will welcome thousands of visitors Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9-10 as the University of Central Missouri hosts 2022 Fall Commencement exercises in the Multipurpose Building. The celebration will bring families, friends and students together for three ceremonies honoring more than 1,500 individuals who have met undergraduate and graduate degree requirements and are eligible to participate. Anyone who cannot attend but would like to view the ceremonies can do so virtually by clicking on the UCM Commencement Livestream page.

UCM President Roger Best will confer degrees in each ceremony. In addition to his comments, there will be remarks at each graduation event by a member of the Board of Governors, an academic college dean, and a graduating student. UCM music faculty and students will engage in the weekend festivities as participants in the Brass Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, and UCM Concert Choir. 

Commencement exercises begin with the graduate ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9. Candidates for master’s degrees in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS); Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies (HCBPS); College of Education (COE); and the College of Health, Science and Technology (CHST) will be honored.

Two undergraduate ceremonies are planned on Saturday, Dec. 10. They begin at 10 a.m. by recognizing candidates for baccalaureate degrees from COE and CHST. Degrees will be conferred at 2 p.m. upon students who completed degree programs in HCBPS, CAHSS, General Studies and Crisis and Disaster management programs.

Other ceremonies planned during commencement weekend include the Army ROTC Commissioning ceremony and reception at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Alumni Memorial Chapel and the Nursing Recognition Ceremony at 1 p.m. Saturday in Hendricks Hall.

Learn more about the 2022 Fall Commencement by visiting the event’s website.



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