Summer Graduate Information

Summer 2020 Candidates

Students graduating in Summer 2020 are invited to participate in the Fall 2020 Commencement exercises. Students will be asked to register an email address with the Commencement Office during summer semester to receive information after graduation.  

Fall 2020 Commencement

Fall 2020 Commencement is scheduled to take place in December at McCamish Pavilion. Students who registered an email address over the summer will receive an email the first week of September with RSVP dates, ticket allotments, and confirmed ceremony times.

Spring Participation

Spring 2020 Participation

Summer 2020 graduates with two classes or less remaining and in good academic standing will have the option to apply for an early walk in Spring 2020.

Read the official policy

How to Apply

Students may request an early walk by completing the spring participation request form and turning it into the Registrar's Office by March 11. Late submissions will not be accepted. 

Request to Participate Form

Applicants will be notified by March 18 if they are cleared to participate and receive an RSVP link at that time. Summer students allowed to walk early will receive an extension on their RSVP period. 

What to Expect

Summer students participating in the spring ceremony should expect the following changes:

  • Summer students will receive the same ticket allotment as a spring student.
    • Students will not be able to RSVP prior to approval.
  • Summer students will not be listed in the spring program. Students may request a copy of the Fall 2020 program be mailed to them.
  • Summer students will not receive honor cords for the spring ceremony.
  • Summer students will have their name called as they walk across stage.