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Qualifications for Participation

Commencement exercises are held at the close of spring semester. Students who graduate the fall semester prior to commencement, spring semester of commencement, or the summer session immediately following commencement are invited to attend the commencement exercises. Students must have graduation planning documents on file in the Records Office by March 18, 2014 to be included in the printed program.

Anyone who will be graduating fall semester following spring commencement, but wishes to participate in the earlier commencement exercises must:

  1. File the graduation plans by March 16, 2015.
  2. Submit a petition to the Records Office requesting to go through early commencement. Students will receive notification by e-mail regarding the approval of their petition.

Attendance at commencement exercises does not signify completion of all degree requirements.