Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Congratulates its Prescott Graduates for Spring 2020

Spring 2022 Commencement Ceremony

Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 9 a.m.
Location: Findlay Toyota Center

                 3201 N. Main Street
                 Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

There are no tickets required for Commencement.

Cap & Gown, Invitations, Class Rings

Academic regalia, or the dress uniform of one of the U.S. Armed Forces, is required.

Caps and gowns will be sent to campus and distributed at the Grad Fair on April 27 and 28 in the STEM Atrium from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., along with academic honor cords.

Ceremony Information

7 a.m. – Findlay Toyota Center doors open

7-7:30 a.m. – Grad students only report behind the stage

  • Check in at College registration table
  • Secure name card

7:30 a.m. – Grad Images to take individual grad photos
8:30 a.m. – Line-up begins
8:40 a.m. – Walk to arena
9 a.m. – Commencement ceremony begins

Ceremony will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. with our processional. Anticipated length of ceremony is 2.5 hours. We ask that you kindly remain seated until the recessional. Following the ceremony, faculty will gather by College at designated locations on either side of the concourse outside the arena for meet and greet with students and family.

Lift Off

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
5-7 p.m. at the Student Union Lower Hangar
Hosted by Alumni Engagement

ROTC Commissioning

Friday, May 6, 2022
Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps Commissioning Ceremony
9 a.m. at the Davis Learning Center Auditorium

Friday, May 6, 2022
Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps Commissioning Ceremony
Noon at the Activity Center

Guest Information

Family, friends and guests — doors will open at 7 a.m. No tickets are required for entry, and seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Saving seats, however, will not be permitted.

Findlay Toyota Center has accommodations for those guests needing disability and limited mobility accommodations.

To accommodate families and friends of our graduates who are not able to attend the Commencement ceremony, the event will be available via live stream. A “watch now” link will posted on the homepage the morning of the ceremony.

The possession or use of alcohol, noisemaking devices (such as air horns), firecrackers, balloons, flags, banners or illegal substances is strictly prohibited. Cell phones and pagers must be turned to silent. 


Drop-off area at Findlay Toyota Center is at the main entrance to the arena (Main Street). There will be signage indicating Accessible Parking (Lot 14) and Guest Parking (Lot 13 or across Florentine Rd. in Lots 8 or 9). Parking signage will indicate “Lot Full,” and other parking directions and parking guides will direct traffic. Bags subject to search at entrance doors.

Academic Records and Graduation Status

Office of the Registrar

Ceremony Information

Lori Kennedy
Director, Campus Events