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Rehearsals | FHS, FM, and HSON

Rehearsals will take place between May 31 and June 2, 2021 on the AUB Green Oval.

Rehearsals Schedule 

  • Faculty of Health Sciences: Monday, May 31, 2021 at 5:30 pm
  • Faculty of Medicine: Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 5:30 pm
  • Rafic Hariri School of Nursing: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 5:30 pm

All candidates for graduation are required to attend rehearsal.​

The rehearsal program will be as follows:

  • 5:30-6:00 pm – Line-up
  • 6:00-6:30 pm – Procession and seating
  • 6:30-6:45 pm – Diploma distribution
  • 6:45-7:00 pm – Q&A

Rehearsals are expected to end by 7:00 pm.

Distribution of Diplomas

During the ceremony the official diploma will be distributed to students.

On Commencement day (at 6:30 pm), faculty marshals will take attendance in alphabetical order. Seating will start automatically after attendance has been completed.

Candidates who arrive later than 7:00 pm will not be allowed to participate in the ceremony.

Academic Regalia

All candidates are required to wear the appropriate academic regalia (gown, cap, and hood) for the ceremony. In addition, it is recommended that all candidates be dressed in plain colors. No jewelry or decoration should be worn on the gown.

Details on how to secure your gown, cap, and hood for Commencement can be found here:​/Pages/default.aspx  

Live Streaming

The event will be livestreamed on AUB's YouTube and Facebook channels.

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Authorized photographers and videographers will be covering the entire ceremony.


Kindly note that there will be no parking and no valet service available through AUB.


We care about your health and well-being. AUB is a smoke-free campus. Therefore, please refrain from smoking.

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