Commencement Countdown 2017

Commencement Countdown 2017

Your big day will be here before you know it! We don’t want you to miss a thing! Below you will find important items to keep in mind as you are planning for Commencement on Saturday, May 20th:

Ongoing: Please respond to emails.  

Read and respond to emails you receive regarding commencement in a timely manner.  The emails are intended to communicate important information and instructions for the event, so read them thoroughly and respond, when requested.

Ticket information 

Tickets were mailed out to students last week. If you do not need all of the tickets provided to you, please let us know so that we can offer them to others who may need additional tickets. If you have any questions please contact Cristie Dry at  

Special needs information

If you have any guests requiring special needs seating, please let us know as soon as possible. Communication regarding the accommodations for guests with special needs is very important. Please email your information to Cristie Dry in a timely manner, so that we can prepare for seating at the chapel. 

May 10:  Outstanding transcripts 

All outstanding transcripts regarding any transfer credits must be received by Tuesday, May 12th.

May 11:  Commencement rehearsal

Don't forget our rehearsal on Wednesday, May 17th at 6:00 p.m.  There is a graduation fair prior to rehearsal starting at 5:00 p.m. Career Services, Financial Aid and the Office of Alumni Relations will be available to answer any questions you have and to provide you with information you are seeking.