Any students who RSVP's on or after December 1, 2017, may not see their
name appear in the ceremony program, as final drafts will be sent to
print on this date. It is strongly advised that you RSVP before December
1 to ensure your name appears in the program.
The Commencement ceremony for December master’s, doctoral, and MFA students will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. in Fisher Auditorium.
Individuals will be on site to direct graduates to these line-up locations.
Tickets are not needed for graduating students or guests for December Commencement. May Commencement is a ticketed event.
Immediately after the ceremony, President Michael Driscoll will host a reception honoring all graduates, families, and guests in the Blue Room, Sutton Hall.
A professional photographer will be on hand to distribute information about purchasing photographs.
If you have questions about whether or not you have met all degree requirements, please contact your graduate advisor immediately. Degrees are awarded by the School of Graduate Studies and Research, and diplomas will be mailed two to six weeks after grades are posted.
Caps, gowns, and announcements will be available at the Salute to
Grads event on Thursday, November 2, 2017, at the Co-op Store or during regular
business hours at the Co-op.
For questions regarding regalia, phone the Co-op Store
at 1-800-537-7916 or 724-357-3145.
There is predesignated special needs seating in Fisher Auditorium, and seating passes are not necessary. Special needs parking passes are available by contacting the School of Graduate Studies and Research, located in Room 101 of Stright Hall, or by calling 724-357-4511 no later than Monday, November 27, 2017. We cannot guarantee that requests made after that date can be accommodated.
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