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Please review the schedule of events and determine the arrival day and time that works best for you, your family and guests.
Undergraduate: The ceremony will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 3. The main gate will open for guests at 9:00 a.m. The ceremony should conclude by noon. A reception on campus will follow the ceremony. All students, family members, faculty and staff are invited. Light refreshments will be served.
Master's: The ceremony will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 9. Seating in the tent for guests will open at 9:00 a.m. The ceremony should conclude around 11:30 a.m. Immediately following the ceremony, a reception will be held in the IDX Student Center.
Both Undergraduate and Master's: If you indicated on your Application for Graduation that you will not attend the ceremony, you will be able to pick up your diploma in the Enrollment Service Center in Perry Hall during the week of May 5, 2014, for Undergraduate and the week of May 12, 2014 for Master's. If you are a December 2013 graduate, whether or not you plan to participate in Commencement, your diploma will be mailed to you by the end of March. Any May 2014 diplomas that have not been picked up, will be sent by certified mail between May 19 and June 13, 2014. Please check WebAdvisor to verify that we have your correct mailing address.
Yes, the bookstore will be open on May 3, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. The bookstore will also be open on May 9, from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The bookstore is located in Joyce Hall (next door to the IDX Student Life Center.)
Undergraduate Only: Yes
Students need to move out by noon, on May 4, 2014.