Graduation Info for Undergraduate & Graduate Students

Congratulations! You must be making plans to graduate in the near future.

This website was designed to make your planning easier. We suggest that you start with the Graduation Checklist; print a copy to guide you through the many details related to graduation and the commencement ceremony. Your next click should be the Application for Graduation. Spend a few minutes browsing topics of special interest to you and avoid a last-minute search for answers to your graduation questions.

The University's Commencement Ceremony is a great way for you and your family and friends to celebrate your graduation. If you need more information about commencement not included on this site, please email us.

Commencement Rehearsal
updates pending due to Covid-19 pandemic

Commencement rehearsal is held in Pucillo Gymnasium at 4 p.m. the Friday before the commencement ceremony for December commencement and at 4 p.m. on Thursday for May commencement. Attendance at rehearsal is not mandatory, but it is recommended. Rehearsal lasts about 1 hour.

Degree candidates who cannot attend rehearsal are encouraged to arrive at Pucillo at least 1 hour before the commencement ceremony start time.

Late pick up of commencement admission tickets occurs in Pucillo at rehearsal. Please click on the Ticket Information link below for more information about dates & times for ticket pick up.

Honors candidates’ photo session (summa & magna cum laude only) is scheduled in Pucillo before rehearsal (3:30 p.m.). Honors candidates must bring cap and gown to wear for the photographs.

Ticket Information

To be determined.