About Dr. Burnett

On November 22, 2019, University of Mobile alumnus Lonnie Burnett, PhD, was named the institution’s fifth president by the Board of Trustees. Previously, he served as professor of history and executive dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and has held a variety of administrative positions, including assistant vice president of academic affairs for planning and evaluation. Learn more about Dr. Lonnie Burnett at

Parking Information

Parking is available in the front parking lot of Cottage Hill Baptist Church on Cottage Hill Road and also behind the church on Thigpen Drive. Please do not park on curbs or on grassy areas.

Live Stream Information

If you are unable to join us in person for the ceremony, we invite you to join us via livestream on our University of Mobile Facebook page.

Delegate Information

Welcome Delegates! We hope you will join us as a member of the academic procession.

If you would prefer not to process as a delegate, we would still be delighted for you to join us and enjoy the ceremony with the audience.

Important Details for Delegates

  • If you plan to join the academic procession, please come prepared with your own regalia.
  • Please plan to arrive with regalia to Cottage Hill Baptist Church no later than 8 a.m. Ambassadors will greet you in the church atrium and escort you to the robing room.
  • If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email

Faculty Information

Welcome faculty! Thank you for your participation in this special ceremony.

  • Faculty should RSVP using the RSVP button above.
  • Please plan to arrive with regalia to Cottage Hill Baptist Church no later than 8 a.m. The robing room will be upstairs in the same location as it was for graduation.