A-State moves Fall 2020 graduation ceremony to Sunday

A-State moves Fall 2020 graduation ceremony to Sunday
Summer graduates walk across the state at Arkansas State University. (Source: KAIT)

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Arkansas State University announced they would move Saturday’s commencement to Sunday due to weather.

Chancellor Kelly Damphousse announced Thursday that the university would move the ceremony from Saturday to Sunday, Dec. 20, because of anticipated rain Saturday. 

The location remains Centennial Bank Stadium.

The event will use measures put in place at spring and summer ceremonies.

Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 11 a.m. on Sunday.

COVID-19 policies will require graduates to wear face coverings during the entire ceremony, only taking them off for their photo after exiting the stage.

Masks will also be required when entering and exiting the stadium.

Students graduating will be on the football field six feet apart while guests will be in the stands.

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