If you did not file by the deadline of April 10,2014 you will not be able to participate in the ceremony. Additionally, your name will not appear in the commencement program.
You can march in the Spring Commencement. Please take notice of deadlines for caps and gowns, instructions, line up and the ceremony. Therefore, you are invited to attend the May ceremony and your name will be included in the Commencement Program.
Yes, you must have a cap and gown to participate. Caps and gowns will be available for purchase. Visit the Barnes and Noble Bookstore. If you are unable to make it into the bookstore, please call them. Make sure to try on your cap and gown after purchasing to make sure it fits and all the parts are included.
The tickets will be distributed during the Spring Fling week. Specifically, tickets will be distributed on Wednesday, April 23 and Thursday, April 24 from 10:30am-2:30pm and 4:00pm-6:00pm If you are unable to attend on one of these two days, then you will need to contact the Dean of Students office at Dean.firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements for your tickets.
The number of tickets that will be distributed is determined by the number of students who have filed intent to graduate forms and indicate that they will attend the ceremony. Therefore, the number of tickets per graduate will be limited. If there are any extra tickets, they will then be distributed. There will be a VERY LIMITED number of extra tickets. After May 5th, if you would like any of the very limited extra tickets you will need to contact the Dean of Students office at Dean.email@example.com to make arrangements to pick up any of the remaining tickets.
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org stating your name, and the name of your guest who needs special seating. Have your guests arrive early on graduation day. The gates will probably open around 11:15 am.
Yes, This is mandatory and that is where we will be making sure you have your card filled out correctly so that your name is called and you are recognized. Additionally, instructions will be given in terms of how to line up, march, and be recognized on the platform by the President of the College.
Yes, your picture will be taken by a professional photographer and will be available for purchase in lat May or early June.
Commencement usually lasts about two and one half hours, depending upon the number of students who attend. Every student is recognized. Please join us after the ceremony for a reception on the Great Lawn between Nold and Roosevelt Halls.
Commencement will be taking place on the soccer field behind Nold Hall. Graduation is Saturday, May 17 at 12 Noon. The rain date is Sunday, May 18 at 12 Noon. Please visit the College web home page for emergency information. Please be aware that if we need to use the rain date, commencement will take place rain or shine.