Marshall University Winter Commencement

Saturday, December 16, 2017
10 a.m.
Big Sandy Superstore Arena
Downtown Huntington

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

Help us say congratulations to our graduates on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #MarshallGrad17

Event Information

Saturday, December 16, 2017
10 a.m.
Big Sandy Superstore Arena
Downtown Huntington


Graduation Instructions

Graduates must arrive by 9:30 a.m.

Commencement Participation Confirmation

Commencement Instructions

Arena Map


Commencement Speaker

Dr. Kelli Prejean

Associate professor of English

2017 Marshall and Shirley Reynolds Outstanding Teacher

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 www.marshall.edu/it/livestream.


#MarshallGrad17 Photo Booths

Look for our free photo booths in the lobby of the Big Sandy Superstore Area! They provide the perfect backdrop for photos with your friends and family. Don’t forget to share your photos on social media using #MarshallGrad17.

Event Photos and Videos

University Communications will be taking candid photographs throughout the ceremony. Those photos will be available for free download through this site after the ceremony. View photos and videos from the winter ceremony through the links below. New photos and videos will be added after the ceremony.

Event photos

HerdVideo: Marshall University Class of 2017

Your Graduation Photos

The professional photographer (Grad Images) will email proof information to graduates a few days after the ceremony.

Purchase of photographs is entirely optional.

Commencement Video

Marshall University and the Marshall University Alumni Association would like to congratulate you on your graduation! As a way of recognizing your achievement, a downloadable copy of the Commencement ceremony is available to you, free of charge, courtesy of the MUAA.

Relive this major life milestone by visiting www.herdalum.com to download your free copy of the Commencement ceremony.



For questions regarding Commencement, please contact the Registrar’s Office, registrar@marshall.edu or 304-696-6410.