URI Class of 2020 Graduate Commencement
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URI Class of 2020 Graduate Commencement

Fri Oct 01 11:00 AM
URI Grad Ceremony 2020
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The Graduate School ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. The doctoral graduates for the Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Philosophy, and Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees will be hooded on stage during the Graduate School Commencement ceremony. Additional details and confirmation will be sent to graduates who already registered by the July 14 deadline. 

The University of Rhode Island looks forward to welcoming members of the Class of 2020 back on campus and celebrating their accomplishments in person. Please visit the Commencement website for the latest guidance updates and additional details.


Know Before You Go: 

The University has recently modified its Campus Event Policy, including COVID-19 vaccination requirements for some events. The following guidelines will be followed to ensure the success of the Class of 2020 commencement ceremonies and protect the health and safety of all involved.

  • Masks will be required for all attendees, regardless of vaccination status, inside the Ryan Center. 
  • Seating will be assigned through the Ryan Center Box Office for all guests. 
  • While many large campus events are now requiring proof of vaccination, the URI Class of 2020 Commencement ceremonies will not require proof of vaccination because the number of attendees does not exceed 35% of venue capacity, which allows for sufficient social distancing.


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