Everything You Need to Know Before Commencement

Commencement is only two weeks away for our WGU Tennessee Night Owls! We are so proud of all of our graduates for the hours of hard work they’ve put in and their dedication to achieving their dreams. If you’re traveling to Nashville for commencement, here are some helpful hints:


  • Looking for something to do the night before commencement? WGU Tennessee is hosting a mixer at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center from 6 to 8 p.m. This will be a great opportunity for you and your family to meet and mingle with fellow graduates and mentors. To RSVP for the mixer, visit https://westerngovernorsuniversity.formstack.com/forms/17tennesseemixer.
  • If you’re driving to commencement, parking is available in the Music City Center garage at 201 Fifth Ave. S. You can pay $7 for up to four hours or $12 for four to 10 hours. Please view http://www.parkitdowntown.com/ for additional options.
  • If you’re looking to grab a bite to eat after commencement, here are some walkable locations from the Schermerhorn Symphony Center:
  • Lastly, make sure you have your phones and cameras charged! Commencement is an exciting time, and we are so proud of all the hard work and time each student has put into earning a degree. You’ll want to remember this special day, so make sure to get plenty of pictures. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #WGUTN17 when sharing your pictures!

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