ACOM Graduation

The Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM) looks forward to honoring the Class of 2024 during Graduation Week on May 9 and 10. Activities include an exit conference for students, Military Commissioning and Awards Ceremony, themed post-awards After Party and culminates with Commencement.

Keynote Speaker

Shawn M. Hamm, DO, MPH
Class of 2018

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Ceremony Prep

Reference and Travel

Schedule of Events

Date Time Event Location
Thursday (5/9) 9:00 am Financial Aid Session – Required for Students with Federal Student Loans ACOM 3rd Floor /  TBL
Thursday (5/9) 11:00 am Exit Conference – Mandatory for ALL graduating students ACOM 3rd Floor /  TBL
Thursday (5/9) 5:30 pm Military Commissioning & Awards Ceremony – Mandatory for ALL graduating students Dothan Civic Center
Thursday (5/9) 7:00 pm After Party and Dinner Bella’s Fine Dining
Friday (5/10) 9:00 am Graduate Rehearsal – Mandatory for ALL graduating students Dothan Civic Center
Friday (5/10) 2:00 pm Commencement Ceremony – Doors to Open One Hour Prior Dothan Civic Center


In addition to the complimentary graduation t-shirt you will be receiving, you may choose to take part in the ACOM Alumni Association’s t-shirt fundraiser. Three unique designs are available through this fundraiser. Click the following link to view and order.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Commencement and Awards Ceremonies both allow unlimited guests.
The after-party has a maximum of five (5) guests.

No tickets are required for any graduation events. A link is provided above where you may order graduation invitations through Balfour. However, this is not required and your guests do not need to bring anything to be admitted.

Please refer to the dress code linked above on this page.
Yes, they can. Guest hooders are not required to wear ACOM regalia.
If they do not have their own, they may order their regalia through the link above.


Please contact Macy Maddox, Marketing and Communications Coordinator.