Commencement & Baccalaureate

Commencement Weekend 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016  |  Vaughn Chapel  |  7:30pm
Saturday, May 7, 2016  |  Lawn between Stanley Library and Garber Hall  |  10:30am

Rain Location: Swartz Gymnasium

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Academic Regalia (Caps & Gowns)
  • April 6, 2016 (3 - 5:00 p.m.)  "Senior Salute".  Graduating Seniors may pick up their cap & gown.
  • December 2015 graduates may have a friend pick up regalia, if unable to attend. (Regalia is not mailed.)
  • The charge for the cap and gown is included in the Graduation Fee of $125.
  • If you miss Senior Salute, come by the Registrar's Office, John Wesley Hall, Room 13. 
Rain Tickets
  • If there is rain, the ceremony will be moved to the gymnasium.
  • There will be a limit to the number of guests tickets for each graduate.
  •  Information regarding rain tickets will be forthcoming from the Office of the Dean of Academic Affairs.
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