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Spring Commencement FAQs

Q: Do I need to register for the Spring 2021 Commencement?

A: Registration for the Spring 2021 Virtual Commencement ceremony will open on Monday, February 22, 2021. Please keep a look out for emails from the commencement office with further details.


Q: With commencement being virtual, am I still able to purchase regalia?

A: Yes, you can visit the following websites:


Q: Will refunds be given?

No, although the Spring 2021 ceremony will be held virtually, we intend to reschedule to a future date and hold ceremonies open to all eligible graduates. The graduation fee will continue to fund the rescheduled ceremony as well as the cost of services/items listed below.

The Graduation Fee includes the following:

  • Grad Check Evaluation
  • Diploma (mailed to you within 6-8 weeks)
  • Participation in the commencement ceremony
  • Diploma Cover
  • Printed commemorative program. 

All eligible graduates will receive a commemorative printed program and diploma cover by mail.

Commencement Schedule

Saturday, May 22, 2021 (Virtual) 

8:00 am Social & Behavioral Sciences

10:00 am Natural Sciences

12:00 pm Arts & Letters + Education

2:00 pm Business & Public Administration

Commencement Webcast Archives