Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Contact: Mallory Jarrell, Marshall University Communications, (304) 696-7153

Commencement information available on new Marshall website

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University students and their families looking for information on this year’s 176th commencement ceremonies are encouraged to visit the new Marshall University commencement website at

Commencement ceremonies will take place Saturday, May 11, at 9 a.m. for undergraduate candidates and 2 p.m. for graduate and doctoral candidates, at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena.

The website includes information about parking and seating, and instructions for the graduates. Commencement speaker information and the order form for a DVD of the ceremony also are available. There also is a link for live streaming of the ceremony for those who are not able to attend.

In honor of commencement, Marshall students and alumni are also encouraged to share their favorite Marshall memory.  They can use #mugrad13 on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to share their memories or send a congratulatory message to the class of 2013.

For more information about commencement and the website, contact Mallory Jarrell at 304-696-3490 or by e-mail at

For further information, contact:  Office of University Communications
Marshall University | 213 Old Main | Huntington, WV 25755-1090
Fax: (304) 696-3197