Dates and Deadlines for Graduating Seniors

Registrar's Office Checklist of Dates for May 2018 Graduation

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.    

March 20 Commencement Celebration: Cap & Gown Day for May Commencement from 10 am-5 pm in the Multipurpose Room of Overlook Hall (OVE 11). 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 3 Grade changes for Incomplete (I) grades from Fall 2017 are due. 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 April 3. Be sure to submit your remaining work in time for instructors to grade the assignments before the deadline.

May 2

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

May 11

Rehearsal Breakfast in the Student Recreation Center at 8:30 a.m., followed by a required rehearsal for students participating in commencement. Graduates should make the necessary arrangements to attend. 

May 12

Commencement at 9 a.m. on the quad. Tickets are not required for commencement on the quad. A photograph of each graduate will be taken as his/her diploma is presented. The photographer will send information about ordering copies a few weeks after commencement.     

If you do not plan to participate in commencement, you must notify Alicia Shope by April 20.

Questions about the information presented above should be directed to Alicia Shope,