Candidates for a graduate degree (Doctoral, Specialist, and Master’s) are celebrated
in their own commencement ceremony. The Fall 2019 ceremony will take place Thursday,
December 12 at 6:00 PM in Reed Green Coliseum.
Candidates for specialist and master’s degrees should reserve a seat for participation
in commencement using the online form during their final semester of their graduate career. For the Fall 2019 ceremony,
all graduate candidates should make their seating request before October 31, 2019.
Any seating reservation made between November 1 and November 29, 2019 will be assessed
a $100 late seating charge. Seating requests after November 29, 2019 will not be honored
and those students will not be allowed to participate in the Fall 2019 Commencement
Doctoral candidates are required to attend commencement unless excused by the Dean
of the Graduate School. Doctoral candidates should complete the commencement form
by the deadline on the Graduate School website. The form can be found here.
Prior to commencement, the Documents Specialist will send additional information to
doctoral candidates regarding line-up procedures. All other graduate candidates will
be contacted by the Registrar’s Office.
Additional information about commencement can be found at the commencement webpage.