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The 148th Commencement Exercises


Meharry Medical College

Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 9 a.m.


The Grand Ole Opry House Auditorium

2802 Opryland Drive

Nashville, Tennessee 37214

For information on Homecoming and Reunion 2023,

Grand Rehearsal • Tuesday, May 16, 2023, 8 a.m.-Noon

Hotel accommodations for the 148th Commencement Exercises of Meharry Medical College are available at:

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, Tennessee 37214

CLICK HERE to reserve your room.
(Space is limited, and block availability expires Thursday, April 27, 2023.)


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Nashville Opryland
2461 McGavock Pike
Nashville, Tennessee 37214

CLICK HERE to reserve your room.


Fairfield Inn & Suites Nashville at Opryland
211 Music City Circle
Nashville, Tennessee 37214

CLICK HERE to reserve your room.

Here are some suggestions to help you navigate to graduation. Also see the Graduation Clearnace Checklist.

  1. Review your degree requirements with the Academic Dean for your respective school.
  2. Verify graduation deadlines for your school.
  3. Order graduation announcements.
  4. Update your permanent address on Student Banner Self Service to ensure you receive your diploma and all other pertinent information without delay.
  5. Make sure all outstanding issues have been resolved.
  6. Any financial obligations you have (fines, tickets, fees, etc.) must be cleared with the proper areas.
  7. If you have any outstanding student loans, check with the Office of Financial Aid. All records must be cleared before you can receive your diploma. If you have borrowed federal student loans to help finance your education, you must complete an exit counseling exam. This exam can be completed at Call Student Financial Services at 615-327-6826 for more information.
  8. Use this website to answer all of your questions regarding commencement.
  9. Contact the Office of Student Services for assistance with resumé development.

Join the Alumni Association. Contact the Alumni Association at 615-327-6266 or go to the Alumni Association Web Page for more information.

Announce your accomplishment to family and friends with personalized graduation announcements from Herff Jones. Specifically designed for your college’s commencement ceremony, they arrive personalized with your name, degree, and major.


Since 1920, Herff Jones has been providing commencement regalia, announcements, rings, frames, and other recognition products to colleges across the nation. Herff Jones believes your accomplishments need to be recognized and rewarded with quality products and service.


Click here to be directed to the Herff Jones website.


The DEX Imaging Center at Meharry will also serve as another resource for announcements and invitations during this graduation season. For Information on announcement and invitation pricing, please contact:


Elizabeth Swope Noll


Dex Imaging Copy Center



Auxillary Services and the Copy Center are located in the basement of the School of Dentistry.


Below is the link for the graduating seniors for downloading the
Meharry seal and logo for their invitations.


Students will need to log in to access this page.

Seal and Logo

For any custom framing and gift needs visit Mr. Nathaniel Harris at Woodcuts Gallery & Framing.

Woodcuts Gallery & Framing
1613 Jefferson Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37208

To be announced.

CLICK HERE for Reunion & Homecoming 2023 information.

David M. Carlisle, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. David M. Carlisle has been president and chief executive officer of Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in the Watts-Willowbrook area of Los Angeles County since 2011. Dr. Carlisle is a published author in health policy, quality of care, medical education diversity and elimination of health disparities. A board-certified internal medicine specialist, President Carlisle received his B.A. from Wesleyan University, his M.D. from Brown University and his MPH and Ph.D. in health services from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. President Carlisle served as director of the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development for 11 years (2000-11) under three governors. Under his leadership, OSHPD released its first-ever health disparities report and increased scholarship and loan repayment opportunities for health providers committed to practice in underrepresented, under-resourced and underserved communities.



An activity form must be completed for each event you plan to have appear in the Commencement Activity Booklet. Please fill out your form completely and click the submit button to transmit.


Incomplete submissions will not be accepted.


Please make all submissions by: TBA


If you are planning an event on campus, contact the following individuals to reserve our space:

  • Linda Williams – x6904 (TQM, LRC Lecture Halls)
  • Barbara Grissom – x6818 – (SOM, Lecture Halls)
  • Alicia Cross – x6784 (SOD, Cox Auditorium)
  • Malynda Gaines – x6533 (Utmost Bound, SOGS Classrooms)
  • Vanessa Smith – X6318 (Library, Multipurpose Room)
  • Danita Stewart – x6244 (Cal Turner Center, Moses Alumni Hall, Lyttle Hall Parlor and Meeting Space)
  • Crissy Grooms – x2802 (Aramark Catering @ Meharry)

Thank you.

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Information to come.

Meharry Medical College will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Living and Learning Center, Thursday, May 18th at 2 p.m.

MMC Living and Learning Center rendering