Photos are permitted; however, no one will be permitted to come down on the gymnasium floor during the ceremony. Students and family members may take photos from their seats. Pictures may be taken before the ceremony. The stage will be available for pictures after the ceremony.
Specific sections will be identified by major. You should sit in your specific section. If you are a double major, a section will be identified for you.
Actual diplomas aren’t issued at college-level ceremonies or at the main ceremony. They will be mailed to your home address only after all grades have been posted and you have been cleared for graduation. Diploma covers will be issued during the college-wide ceremony.
Students will be recognized by the dean of the Eberly College and by the chairperson of his/her department. Each student will be called to the stage for recognition. Faculty members from across the college will be in attendance. There will be short presentations and awards given.
Visit the university website about Commencement.
Hundreds of family members have invested a significant amount of money, time, and concern for their children over these past academic years. This is supposed to be a special time for everyone!
Do Not Be Late!The ceremony will start at 9:00 a.m. sharp! Doors will be closed at start time.
Do Not Leave Early!
This is a disruption to everyone and is not fair to graduates or their families.
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