RULES FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE UNDERGRADUATE COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES
WINTER COMMENCEMENT (December)
If you graduated in the summer 2015 term and have not participated in a ceremony, your name will be included on the list of students eligible for the December 19, 2015 ceremony.
If you have applied to graduate* for the fall 2015 term, and you are preliminarily cleared to graduate, your name will be included on the list of students eligible for the December 19, 2015 ceremony.
SPRING COMMENCEMENT (May)
Students who graduate successfully in the summer or fall 2015 term, who did not participate in a prior ceremony, will be eligible to participate in the May 2016 ceremony. You do not have to inform our office; it’s automatic!
All applicants for Spring OR Summer 2016 graduation will be eligible to participate in the May 2016 Commencement Ceremonies. Graduates do not need to inform us they plan to participate—inclusion on the list is automatic as long as you apply to graduate*. Information about the ceremonies will be available on the Senior Information website which is updated each semester. Petitions to participate are no longer required, simply apply to graduate in the term you intend to complete degree requirements.
You do not need to inform us of your choice of ceremony; if you are eligible according to the rules above; you will be on the list to receive tickets.
*restrictions apply; contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have trouble applying to graduate
***Please be advised, participation in a commencement ceremony does not equal graduation. Students must meet all graduation requirements before a degree is conferred and the diploma awarded.***