A big batch of bachelor's degrees will be bestowed upon those in caps and gowns Friday as Auburn University holds its fall graduation in the Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum on campus.
During the ceremony at 2 p.m. CST, the university will award 1,442 degrees, of which 1,101 will be bachelor's, 266 master's, 73 doctorates and two specialist degrees, according to the Auburn news service Wire Eagle.
The College of Liberal Arts will have the most undergraduate degrees, 275, followed closely by the College of Business with 270.
Friends and family who can't make the trip can see the ceremony live at www.auburn.edu/graduationlive, starting at 1:45 p.m.
According to the university registrar, graduates other than those getting doctorates should go to the coliseum arena floor by 1:15 p.m. Friday, entering through ground-level entrances on the east or west side.
Auburn has awarded more than 210,000 degrees at its main campus since it was founded as East Alabama Male College in 1856.