Jump to Footer

Commencement Check List


Winter 2018


Prior to Commencement

Fall 2018

  • Meet with advisor to verify eligibility to graduate.
  • Apply to graduate by completing formal application for diploma through the Registrar's Office to guarantee your name will be included in Commencement Program. There is no guarantee that the names will be included if students waits until the last minute to apply. You will be allowed to still participate in the commencement ceremony. Follow this link for more information about applying for your diploma.

October 2018

  • Attend the Winter Grad Expo. At the Expo, you can purchase caps and gowns, commencement announcements, class rings, diploma frames and other gift items relating to Commencement.

November 2018

December 2018

  • Make last minute purchase (bachelor's degree approximately $42) or rental (master's degree approximately $36 and an additional $36 for a hood), of academic regalia at College Store in early December. Prices are subject to change.
  • Pick up name cards at Angell College Center Information Desk, the week before commencement.
  • Attend Commencement Reception. Family and friends are invited.

Commencement Day

Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018

  • Doors to Field House Gymnasium open to guests at 9 a.m. for the commencement ceremony, ceremony starts at 10 a.m.
  • Degree candidates assemble on the upper level of the Stafford Ice Arena by 9:15 a.m. for the lineup. Please bring academic regalia with you.
  • For those unable to pick up name card during the week prior to Winter Commencement, pick up name cards at the Field House Will-Call Window and complete.

Spring 2019


Prior to Commencement

  • Meet with your advisor to verify eligibility to graduate. This can be done at the beginning of the Spring Semester.
  • Apply to graduate by completing formal application for diploma through the Registrar's Office to guarantee your name will be included in Commencement Program. There is no guarantee that the names will be included if students waits until the last minute to apply. You will be allowed to still participate in the commencement ceremony. Follow this link for more information about applying for your diploma.

April 2019

  • Attend the Spring Graduation Expo.At the Expo, you can purchase caps and gowns, commencement announcements, class rings, diploma frames and other gift items relating to Commencement.
  • Order honor society cord through College Store.
  • Purchase graduation announcements (if you wish) at the College Store in Saranac Hall.

May 2019

  • Make last minute purchase (bachelor's degree approximately $42) or rental (master's degree approximately $36 and an additional $36 for a hood), of academic regalia at College Store in early December. Prices are subject to change.
  • Pick up name cards at Angell College Center Information Desk the week before commencement.
  • Attend Commencement Reception. Family and friends invited.

Commencement Day

Saturday, May 18, 2019

  • Doors to Field House Gymnasium open to guests at 8 a.m. for the morning ceremony and 1 p.m. for the afternoon ceremony.
  • Degree candidates assemble in the Ronald B. Stafford Ice Area at the Field House by 8:15 a.m. for the morning ceremony and 1:15 p.m. for the afternoon ceremony. Please bring academic regalia with you.
  • For those unable to pick up name card during the week prior to Spring Commencement, pick up name cards at the Will-Call Window in the Lobby of the Field House and complete.
Back to top