BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD)- Southern University is holding their Fall 2020 Commencement ceremony in person on Dec. 11 at Mumford Stadium.

 More than 450 students are expected to graduate.

The university will follow COVID-19 mitigations including:

  • Social distancing
  • Placing hand sanitizer stations
  • Requiring all participants and guests to wear face coverings/masks
  • Temperature checks

Each graduate will receive four tickets for guests.

The speaker for the night will be a Southern alumni, Kim Hunter Reed, Louisiana commissioner of higher education.