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Commencement Information


Time/Location

The Fall 2014 Commencement Ceremony will be on Thursday, December 11th at 7 pm. There ceremony will be held in the Stubblefield Center.

You and your family are encouraged to take part in this important event.

  • There is no ceremony rehearsal.
  • The ceremony is a non-ticketed event. 

Driving Directions for Guests

From I-40, West of Fort Smith

From Interstate I-40, take exit #325 (Roland, OK). Travel (East) on US-64E, approximately 5.1 miles. You will cross the Arkansas River bridge into Fort Smith, Arkansas. Continue straight on Garrison Ave., heading toward the church. Follow Garrison as it veers to the right of the church and merges with Rogers Ave. Follow Rogers Ave. approximately 3 miles to the intersection of Rogers and Waldron Ave. You will have just passed Central Mall on your left. Turn left onto Waldron. Travel to the stop light at the intersection of Kinkead and Grand Avenue. The Stubblefield Center will be on your right.

From I-40, East of Fort Smith

Take I-40 to the Van Buren / Fort Smith exit, Exit 7. Do not take the first I-540 Exit to Fayetteville. The correct exit is immediately past the trucking weigh station. Travel South/West across the Arkansas River bridge. Take the Exit 6/Grand Avenue exit. Turn right on Grand Avenue. At the first stop light, turn left. The Stubblefield Center is at the second stop light on the left.

From Hwy 71, South of Fort Smith

Travel North on Hwy 71 to I-540 (in Fort Smith). Go right (north) on I-540. Remain on I-540 until Exit 6. Take the Exit 6/Grand Avenue exit. Turn left on Grand Avenue. At the first stop light, turn left. The Stubblefield Center is at the second stop light on the left.