UA announces new commencement dates

UA commencement ceremonies

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - The University of Alabama has listed in-person commencement dates for the Spring class of 2020.

May graduates are invited to participate in summer commencement events scheduled for Friday, July 31, Saturday, August 1, and Sunday August 2.

Commencement is scheduled to take place at Coleman Coliseum. Masks are required for everyone attending the event.

According to the university all commencement plans are subject to change at any time due to health concerns.

Several students called it great news for folks who wanted to end their college careers with a traditional graduation ceremony, but they’re also worried if safety measures to ward off coronavirus are enough to make people feel comfortable to attend.

River Samed, a UA Grad Student said, “I thought it was pretty nice of them to try and get them. Cause it’s important for graduates to be able to walk. With that being said, it is controversial to see how safe they can be.”

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