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GRADUATION PROGRAM / BOOKLET
Please plan accordingly and allow ample time for traffic, parking, and security screening at the venue.
Only August 2022, December 2022 graduates, and April 2023 who will have completed all program requirements by the end of the Spring 2023 term will be eligible to participate in Commencement.
Students who will complete degree requirements by the close of Summer I term, will be invited to participate as long as registration is complete and the graduation fee has been paid.
Students names will be read and students will walk across the stage at the Commencement. More information about the ceremonies will be provided at the Commencement Rehearsal on Tuesday, May 30th at 6 p.m. in the Gymnasium of the Physical Education Building
The commencement ceremony will be approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes. All students are expected to remain for the duration of the ceremony. More information about the ceremonies will be provided at the Commencement Rehearsal on Tuesday, May 30th at 6 p.m. in the Gymnasium of the Physical Education Building
Diplomas are not given out at the commencement ceremony.
August 2022 and December 2022 graduates will be contacted for Diploma pick up. If there area any questions, please email [email protected]
April 2023 candidates will receive their diplomas both electronically and via mail. It will only be sent to those students who have completed their program and have no outstanding financial obligations. Our vendor will contact you directly to confirm your mailing address before the diploma is sent.
A one-time non-refundable $60 graduation fee will be assessed to degree candidates for costs related to your diploma.
Diploma covers will be distributed at Commencement. Honors stoles will be distributed at the Office of Enrollment Services during the week of May 8th.
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Regalia is required for all students and faculty participating in Commencement and must be ordered in advance of the ceremony.
Please review the ordering details and deadlines below:
Candidates for Associate’s Degree:
Students eligible to order cap and gown will receive an email.
Faculty Cap and Gown Rental
Faculty and staff participating in the processional must wear academic regalia/cap and gown. The deadline to order your rental regalia is Friday, March 31, 2023. Orders will not be accepted after the deadline. All orders will be shipped directly to Enrollment Services.
All regalia must be returned at the conclusion of the Commencement ceremony.