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Instructions to Candidates

The following is what to do if you wish to participate in the Winter Commencement and have been qualified through the Registrar’s Office through filing an "Intent to Graduate" form by Friday, November 8, 2013:

  • Questions via e-mail to about the Winter Commencement ceremony on December 21, 2013 (snow date December 22), at 12 noon.
  • Visit the Barnes and Noble Bookstore for purchase of your cap and gown. Contact the bookstore with cap and gown questions. The bookstore website is:
  • Attend the mandatory rehearsal at 10:30 AM on Saturday, December 21, 2013 in Nold Hall (only graduating students allowed at rehearsal)..
  • Pick up ceremony tickets Monday - Friday December 9 - 20 from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM in Laffin Hall 314. Each student receives 6 tickets. More might be available at the time of distribution.
  • The actual ceremony will be in Nold Hall. Arrive promptly Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 10:30 AM in Nold Hall for rehearsal and line up. Students must wear caps and gowns to participate in the ceremony. Due to Nold Hall construction, a coat room may not be available. Please make other arraingements.
  • Due to space limitations, students who attend Winter Commencement may not attend Spring Commencement.