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Graduation/Commencement

All recipients of degrees awarded by the University are encouraged to participate in Commencement.

 

GRADUATE COMMENCEMENT POLICY

Graduate students who will have their degrees conferred in August may participate in the May commencement ceremony previous to degree conferral.  August conferral students must notify the Office of the Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs of their intention to participate in the May ceremony and complete the graduation materials online.  The request must be submitted before March 1st to ensure participation.

Graduate students who will have their degrees conferred in December will participate in the May commencement ceremony following the December degree conferral.  December graduates must complete the graduation materials online as notification of intent to participate in the May ceremony prior to March 1st.

Ed.D Candidates

Candidates may participate in the commencement ceremony immediately following the date of the successful defense of their dissertation. Candidates must notify the Office of the Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs of their intention to participate and complete the graduation materials online prior to March 1st.  

Graduate Catalog 17-18