Commencement exercises for graduates of the summer and fall semesters are held in December. Spring semester commencement is held in May.
Commencement Program: When you apply to graduate, you can set a unique diploma name that will appear on you diploma and in the commencement program. If a diploma name is not provided, the Office of the Registrar will use your preferred name. If a preferred name isn't provided then the Office of the Registrar will use your primary/legal name.
Graduates will receive diplomas approximately eight weeks after the end of the semester in which the degree is conferred.
For specific information and details about the commencement ceremony:
Participation in academic ceremonies that recognize or honor students for the completion of an academic program or specific academic accomplishment is based on the understanding that all requirements have been completed. Every effort will be made to determine eligibility in advance and only students who have met requirements will be permitted to participate.