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Undergraduate Commencement

Dates & Deadlines

May 2015 candidates, the Reg & Rec deadline to apply was  
February 1, 2015.

Reply Online
You must reply online by 4 p.m. on April 20 if you plan to attend the ceremonies.  (this form will be available later in March)

Guest Tickets
Guest tickets will be available for pick up Monday, April 20 through Friday, April 24.

Caps and Gowns
Caps and gowns will be distributed at the Convocation Center beginning Thursday, May 7.

Ceremony Information
Undergraduates - Saturday, May 9.
Ceremony Times & Location


Looking ahead ~ The deadline date to apply to graduate in August 2015 is June 15, you are then invited to the December ceremony.  The deadline date to apply to graduate in December 2015 is September 1, 2015.  The December 2015 ceremony is tentativly scheduled for December 12, 2015.

Is there a difference between Graduating and the Commencement ceremony?
Yes.  Graduating is actually getting your diploma and that is what you are applying for thru Registration & Records.  Commencement is the ceremony to celebrate your graduating.  The general rule is that you are invited to commencement because your are graduating.