Graduate Commencement 2013
Monday, March 4
LAST DATE TO ORDER CAP AND GOWN WITHOUT LATE FEE
Tuesday, March 5 to Friday, April 19
LATE FEE of $15.00 (US) will be assessed on cap & gown orders postmarked this date and after.
Saturday, April 20 through Commencement
LAST MINUTE CAP AND GOWN ORDERS - Cap and gown orders will be accepted based on availability. Additional air shipping charges will apply.
Late April: REHEARSAL INFORMATION E-MAILED TO STUDENTS - to facilitate many of our students who do not live on campus.
Friday, May 3 and Monday, May 6
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. - CAP & GOWN PICK-UP for Masters Students, 2nd floor balcony of The Martin Centre - by the pool entrance
Thursday, May 9
4:30 to 7:00 p.m. - CAP & GOWN PICK-UP for Masters Students, 2nd floor balcony of The Martin Centre - by the pool entrance
NOTE: DOCTORAL CAP & GOWN DISTRIBUTION - at Doctoral Banquet (scheduled by Doctoral office)
Friday, May 10
2:30 to 6:00 p.m. - CAP & GOWN PICK-UP for Masters Students, 2nd floor balcony of The Martin Centre - by the pool entrance
Saturday, May 11
12:30 to 4:00 p.m. - CAP & GOWN PICK-UP for Masters Students, 2nd floor balcony of The Martin Centre - by the pool entrance
By 1:00 p.m. - STUDENTS ASSEMBLE FOR BACCALAUREATE MASS (Optional) in academic attire in The Martin Centre.
1:30 p.m. - BACCALAUREATE MASS (Optional), in the McCarthey Athletic Center (doors will open at 12:15 p.m.) Students may invite as many quests as they wish to the Mass and no tickets will be required for admission.
4:00 p.m. - GRADUATING STUDENTS LINE UP, in old gym in The Martin Centre. Guests may proceed directly to the McCarthey Athletic Center.
4:40 p.m. - ACADEMIC PROCESSION BEGINS
5:00 p.m. - CEREMONY BEGINS in the McCarthey Athletic Center.
6:45 to 7:45 p.m. - (After Ceremony) - SOCIAL FOR GRADUATES, FACULTY AND FAMILIES, South Lawn of The Martin Centre (if raining, ceremony will be moved inside to old gym)
If you plan to attend Commencement and you have special needs for seating or the stage, please contact Susie Prusch at 509.323.5571 or by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP so that we can make the necessary arrangements for you. There is plenty of handicapped seating for guests in the McCarthey Athletic Center.
We invite you to stop by and pick up those special souvenirs at either the Zagshop Main Store in the Lower COG (open Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm, & closed Sunday) or at the Zagshop Team Store on the west end of campus on the corner of Roby and Boone (open Monday-Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm, & Sunday 11:00am-4:00pm).
Crosby Student Union Center will be open Friday 7:30am-8:00pm, Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm, & Sunday 1:00-4:00pm will the Crosby Espresso Cafe open Friday 7:30am-8:00pm & Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm. See Bing Crosby's gold and platinum records and relax with a latte.
Manager, University Events