I have been very busy and missed the deadline for filing the intent to graduate form,
can I still participate in the Winter Commencement ceremony?
|If you did not file by the deadline of Friday, November 9, 2018, you will have to wait for the May ceremony.
I received my diploma in the summer and would like to participate in the Winter Commencement
|The Winter Commencement ceremony is meant for those students who filed the intent
to graduate form during the fall semester. Their names will be included in the ceremony
Must I have a cap and gown to participate in the Winter Commencement ceremony?
|Yes, you must have a cap and gown to participate. Caps and gowns will be available
for purchase at the Campus Barnes & Noble Bookstore.
When will the ceremony tickets be distributed?
|Ticket distribution will occur in The Office of the Dean of Students (Laffin 314)
from 10am-2pm on the following dates: Monday, January 14 and Tuesday, January 15,
2019. Students with a valid RAM ID or photo ID who did not previously claim any tickets
can receive four (4) tickets.
Can I get more than 4 tickets for the ceremony?
There will NOT be any extra tickets for the January 16, 2019 Winter Commencement Ceremony.
How long is the ceremony?
|The Winter Commencement ceremony usually takes about one and a half hours to two hours.
The length is usually influenced by the number of students attending the graduation.
One of my guests has special seating needs because of a disability. How can I arrange
for appropriate seating?
|Kindly send an email to email@example.com to arrange for special seating.
Will my picture be taken at the ceremony?
|Yes, your picture will be taken by a professional photographer and will be available
for purchase in late January. Pre-Commencement portraits can be scheduled via Island
What if the College is closed because of bad weather the day of Commencement?
|The snow date is Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the same time (10am start time, mandatory 8:30am check-in). Please check the College's
home page on the web for any emergency closings or instructions in the event of bad
What do I do with my coat?
|A coat room will be available for students only.
If I attend Winter Commencement, can I attend Spring Commencement?
Due to space limitations, those attending Winter Commencement may NOT attend Spring