Schedule of Events

Spring Commencement - CHS Undergraduate
April 28, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Pete Hanna Center

Spring Commencement for College of Health Sciences Undergraduate Programs.

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Spring Commencement - Divinity
April 28, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hodges Chapel

Spring Commencement for Beeson Divinity School

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Spring Commencement - Business - Education
April 28, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Pete Hanna Center

Spring Commencement for Brock School of Business and Orlean Beeson School of Education

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Spring Commencement - CHS Graduate
April 29, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Pete Hanna Center

Spring Commencement for College of Health Sciences Graduate Programs

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Spring Commencement - Arts - Arts and Sciences
April 29, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Pete Hanna Center

Spring Commencement for School of the Arts and Howard College of Arts and Sciences

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Spring Commencement - Law
April 29, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Pete Hanna Center

Spring Commencement for Cumberland School of Law

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Parking and Traffic

More than 5,000 visitors are expected to attend commencement weekend at Samford, which is likely to cause traffic congestion. Samford and Homewood police officers will be on site to assist with traffic and direct guests on where to go. Signs will be posted around campus to indicate traffic flow patterns and identify parking locations. Please follow the directions on the signage and be observant of the police officers. Please use caution while traveling through campus and allow extra time to reach your destination.

Parking will be available but limited on campus. The following areas are designated for parking during commencement activities:

  • South Stadium Parking Lot
  • All parking areas in West Campus
  • Rotunda Drive
  • North Orlean B. Beeson Lot (by the Orlean Beeson School of Education)
  • South Orlean B. Beeson Lot (by the Orlean Beeson School of Education)
  • East Stadium Parking Lot
  • Lower Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center Parking Lot
  • North Parking Deck
  • ADA accessible parking will be reserved in the three parking tiers on the west side of the Pete Hanna Center.
More details and instructions for Commencement 2022