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Congratulations Class of 2019!

Best wishes to all students graduating from Fisk University on Monday, May 6, 2019 on this major accomplishment. Fisk University wishes you success in your chosen paths and looks forward to continuing our relationship and keeping you close in the years to come. 

This Commencement Guide is designed to answer the most frequently asked questions about Fisk’s Commencement weekend, May 3-6, 2019, and to provide information that will make it a memorable experience for each graduating senior, your family and guests. You will find information about the events that celebrate senior achievements, details about attire, ceremonial protocol, rehearsal, tickets, parking, and helpful suggestions for making the most of this special time.

Please view the Commencement Web page for updates regularly.  A link to the Commencement web may be found on the Fisk Homepage and at  Additional information about graduation will be sent periodically to your Fisk email account, so check your Fisk email regularly for updates.

Failure to check your Fisk email account regularly may result in you missing important graduation information and opportunities.

To ensure that all important College mailings are delivered to the correct destination, submit any changes in your local/permanent contact information immediately to the Registrar’s Office at 615-329- 8586. It is especially important that all graduates update their permanent address before leaving Fisk.

When you return to Fisk for homecoming, reunions and other occasions, be sure to stop by Alumni Affairs in the Richardson House to fellowship and to provide updates such as new address, an additional degree or new position.  This will assist us in maintaining accurate records so you can receive all correspondences from your alma mater. You can always call Alumni Affairs at 615-329-8596, send us an email at  .

Again, please check for the most up- to-date information.