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Undergraduate Commencement

Dates & Deadlines

May 2017 candidates, the Reg & Rec deadline to apply was  
  February 1, 2017.

Reply Online
You must reply online by 4 p.m. on April 21 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 17 through Friday, April 21.

Caps and Gowns
Caps and gowns will be distributed at the Convocation Center beginning Thursday, May 11th.

Ceremony Information
Undergraduates - Saturday, May 13, 2017.
Ceremony Times & Location

Looking ahead ~ The deadline date to apply to graduate in December 2017 is Sepetmber 1, 2017.  The December 2017 ceremony is tentativly scheduled for December 17, 2017.

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.