Law Commencement Ceremony Moved to Idaho Commons Food Court Due to Inclement Weather

Friday, May 13 2011


MOSCOW, Idaho – Due to forecasted inclement weather Saturday afternoon, the University of Idaho has moved its College of Law commencement ceremony. The event now will take place in the Idaho Commons Food Court at 3 p.m.

Graduates will gather in the hallway of the Teaching Learning Center (TLC) ground floor level at 2:15 p.m. in full regalia for a class photo, and will process together to the ceremony.

Immediately following, the College of Law reception will take place at the University Inn Best Western, 1516 W. Pullman Rd. in Moscow.

"The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has been very cooperative in providing resources and directly consulting with the university to provide updated forecast information," said Nancy Krogh, registrar.

The university will continue to monitor the situation with NOAA, and will provide additional updates to the university community.

At this time, it is projected that the university’s main ceremony will continue as planned. Any changes to the university's main commencement ceremony will be announced by 7 a.m. on Saturday via the university's website, Facebook, Twitter, e-mail and local media.
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