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Spring Commencement

Spring 2023 Commencement - Thursday, May 18 – 11 a.m. 

Graduates must arrive at Nold Hall no later than 9:30am for check-in, instructions, and line-up. To make sure this day is perfect for you and your family, make sure to follow the checklist items below.

Intent to Graduate form:

  • File your "Intent to Graduate" form with the Registrar's Office before the close of business on February 28, 2023. Failure to meet the deadline may result in your name being omitted from the Commencement program and delay you from receiving your diploma. 

Ticket Distribution:

  • Beat the rush and get your tickets at the Senior Commencement Fair on April 24 and April 25.
  • Additional tickets dates:
    • May 1 & 2 - 11AM to 3PM, Campus Bookstore
    • May 9, 10 & 11 - 11AM to 3PM, Nold Hall
    • May 9, 10 & 11 - 5PM to 7PM, Campus Center
  • Eligible graduates with a valid RAM ID will be permitted 4 guest tickets.

Caps and Gowns:

  • Purchase your Commencement caps, gowns, hoods and tassels as soon as possible to ensure you will have them for the ceremony. Graduate attire will be available for sale beginning the first week April in the College Bookstore.
  • Commencement attire is mandatory for the ceremony. Try on your gown immediately to make sure of proper fit and verify your bag includes the hood, cap, and tassel.
  • Graduates that are unable to purchase a cap & gown from the bookstore or the Senior Commencement Fair can order online from April 2 to April 16.
  • Anyone who misses the online ordering window should be advised to purchase their regalia in person or at the Senior Commencement Fair.

Senior Portraits:

  • Early bird senior portraits will be available on April 12 from 10 AM - 2 PM in the College Bookstore. Make your appointment now!
  • Senior Portraits will also be available at the Senior Commencement Fair to be held on the following two days:
               April 24th  – 2 PM - 7 PM – Campus Center Ballroom
               April 25th  – 10 AM – 3 PM - Campus Center Ballroom
  • Schedule your senior portrait now! 

Commencement Events

Name Date Time Location
Senior Commencement Fair 4/24/23 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM Campus Center, Ballroom
Senior Commencement Fair 4/25/23 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Campus Center, Ballroom
Spring Commencement 5/18/23 11:00 AM Nold Athletic Complex
Last Modified 3/20/23