MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University will return to in-person commencement ceremonies for 4,500 graduating students in May.

Four separate ceremonies will be held May 15 and 16 at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, WVU said in a news release.

Some restrictions will be in place due to the coronavirus pandemic. Masks and social distancing will be required. All participants must register. Tickets will be required for admission, the statement said.

In addition to the latest graduates, students who graduated in May, August and December 2020 also will be eligible to participate in the exercises, the statement said.

Dr. Patrice Harris, the first African American woman to chair the American Medical Association’s Board of Trustees, will speak at all four ceremonies.