School of Law
Saturday, May 14, 2022 • 10 a.m. • Hawkins Arena, University Center
Law commencement is Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 10 a.m. at Hawkins Arena. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for guests. Seats are first come, first served. The ceremony will be live-streamed.
Information for Graduates
Graduates should arrive at the University Center and check in at the intramural courts no later than 9 a.m. It is recommended that graduates leave personal belongings with relatives or friends attending the ceremony as the Intramural Courts will not be secured during the ceremony.
Men should wear dark slacks, dark shoes, and a shirt with a white collar. Women should wear comfortable dark dress shoes with a dress or skirt that does not show below the gown, or dark slacks and a blouse.
Mercer requests all participants and guests to respect the importance of this occasion and to treat it with the proper decorum. All cell phones should be turned oﬀ or on vibrate during the ceremony.
Flowers and Commemorative T-Shirts
Family members and attendees may pre-order flowers and the graduation t-shirts at https://www.thecommencementgroup.com/merceruniversity/. All online orders will be available for pickup on site the day of the graduation. To retrieve your order, please stop by the Commencement Group booth located conveniently at the entrance to the graduation before the ceremony begins.
Directions to Macon Campus
From I-75 North (from Florida): Take I-75 North to Exit #163 (Mercer University Drive). Take a right at the top of the exit ramp onto Mercer University Drive. There are two entrances to campus. Turn left at the first traffic light onto Stadium Drive or left at the second traffic light onto College Street (Mobility Impaired Parking is accessed from both entrances).
From I-75 South (from Atlanta): Take I-75 South to Exit #163 (Mercer University Drive). Take a left at the top of the exit ramp onto Mercer University Drive and cross over I-75. There are two entrances to campus. Turn left at the first traffic light onto Stadium Drive or left at the second traffic light onto College Street (Mobility Impaired Parking is accessed from both entrances).
Parking is available throughout the campus with shuttles to bring guests to the venue. Parking for accessibility will be available in both parking lots beside Drake Field House and the College St. lot across from the Peddy Tennis Courts. The access to these areas will be permitted with a handicap hangtag or plate. First come, first served. Once the designated ADA lots are full, additional parking is provided in the general area with shuttles to bring guests to the venue.