Dates & Deadlines

Checklist of Dates for May 2022 Graduation

March 30

Grade changes for Incomplete (I) grades from Fall are due from the faculty. If this pertains to you, please remind your instructors to submit any required grade changes to the Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m. on March 30. Be sure to submit your remaining work in time for instructors to grade the assignments before the deadline.

April 12

Cap & Gown Day for May Commencement from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Room in Highsmith Student Union. This is a drop-in event at which you’ll pick-up your cap and gown (free of charge), purchase announcements and/or class rings, and verify name pronunciation.

April 27

Demonstration of Competency (Comps) results due in Registrar’s Office from department chairs. The Registrar’s Office will request this information from the departments.

May 5

Final grades for graduating seniors are due by 10 a.m.

May 6

Rehearsal for Commencement – 10 a.m. on the University Quad and in Kimmel Arena

May 7

Commencement – 9 a.m. on the University Quad. The rain location is Kimmel Arena in the Wilma M. Sherrill Center


If you are a prospective graduate and have not been receiving e-mails concerning graduation, please notify Alicia Shope, Reminders of the dates and deadlines presented here will be sent through e-mail.

If you do not plan to participate in commencement, you must notify Alicia Shope,