The fall 2018 graduating class of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will be celebrating an important milestone in their lives during fall commencement exercises. The event will be held Friday, December 14, 2018 in the Pine Bluff Convention Center Arena.

To provide each graduate and their family the best experience possible, the following logistics will need to be observed, according to a university news release.

On the day of the event, the procession of graduates will begin at 9:45 a.m. with the ceremony beginning at 10:00 a.m. ADA seating on the arena floor will be available under the guidance of convention center attendants. To minimize disruptions and distractions during commencement, attendees are asked to remain in the arena from the procession to recession, the news release said.

Free parking will be available in the lot located on the corner of east 10th Avenue and south Missouri Street, the lot adjacent to the Plaza Hotel located on the corner of east 11th Avenue and south Tennessee Street, with ADA accessible parking behind the convention center in lot D.

Individuals who park on the following lots may be towed: A-Team Temporary Service, Area Agency on Aging, Senior Citizen Center, Workforce Development or Jefferson Comprehensive Care.

“UAPB looks forward to a safe, successful event for graduates, their families and community supporters,” the news release noted.

For more information, call 870.575.8487.