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Registrar Information for Baccalaureate and Commencement

Professors Walking the Oaks

Key Points on Baccalaureate and Commencement from The Office of Records and Registration


Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)



When will the invitations be ready for pickup? April 3rd in the Office of Academic Affairs

-How many do we get? 25

-What if we graduated in Summer 16 or Fall 16 and are not on campus; how do we get our invitations? We can mail them out to the address provided on your graduation application.


When will the caps and gowns be ready for pickup? During Clearance Week, May 8 -12


FEES (check with G. Britton, the University Bursar):

When will graduation fees be posted? – This Friday, Feb 10

Do we get a discount if we don’t attend the scheduled events? NO, these fees are set.



Will instructors be notified of whom prospective graduates are for early finals? Yes, the Office of Records and Registration will notify your instructors prior to the week of your final exams.



Make sure all the information on the graduation application is current and correct:


-name as it will appear on diploma and invitation

-address if we need to mail the diploma

-email address other than


Contact:  Office of Records and Registration, 816.4705 (Phone) or (email)












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