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Commencement

Seating Information

Steps for students to participate in the Commencement ceremony


All Undergraduate and Graduate candidates who have filed for degree  and wish to participate in the Commencement ceremony must reserve a seat.  Candidates may reserve a seat free of charge from January 24, 2019 through March 31, 2019. 

Any seating reservation made from April 1 through Commencement will be assessed a $100 late seating fee.  Requests for seating after April 18, 2019 should be submitted to gcstudents@usm.edu.   RSVP online

Candidates for graduation who have not responded to the the online RSVP seating request by April 18, 2019 are asked to contact the Studnet Services One Stop (228.214.3370) for seating information.

Seating cards bearing the student's name will be prepared and provided the morning of the ceremony.

Once a seating request has been submitted students will receive an email within three business days confirming their participation in the ceremony.