Dates and Deadlines

February 2015

February 16
Deadline for undergraduate students to file an Apply-to-Graduate form for May 2015 with the Registrar’s Office on Blackboard, via Webcat, without incurring a late fee.

March 2015

March 23
Deadline for graduate students to file an Apply-to-Graduate form for May 2015 with the Registrar’s Office on Blackboard, via Webcat, without incurring a late fee.

March 16 to 22 - Spring Break
Mailers go out to all families at the student's permanent address.

Late March
Graduands who have completed the Apply-to-Graduate form for May 2015 will receive an email alerting them when registration to attend the Honors Convocation and Commencement ceremony opens. Registration will remain open through May 8. Registration will open in March.

March 30
Deadline for all students completing degrees in May 2015 to file an Apply-to-Graduate form with the Registrar’s Office on Blackboard, via Webcat, with a late fee of $25.

April 2015

April 16
Attend the Commencement Fair. Caps and gowns will be available for purchase.

May 2015

Many departments hold individual celebrations leading up to and immediately following Commencement. List of 2015 Departmental Celebrations. Please check back as celebrations will be added as they are confirmed.

Prior to Commencement, review the Checklist for Graduating Students.

May 15
11 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Commencement rehearsal, Memorial Field.

3 p.m.: Students participating in Honors Convocation line-up at the Whittemore Center.

4 p.m. to 6 p.m.: Honors Convocation, Whittemore Center.

May 16
9 a.m.: Graduating students line-up with their school or college, Memorial Field.

9:40 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Commencement ceremony, Memorial Field.

June 2015

June 8
Deadline for undergraduates to file an Apply-to-Graduate form for September 2015 with the Registrar’s Office on Blackboard, via Webcat, without incurring a late fee.

June 22
Deadline for graduate students to file an Apply-to-Graduate form for September 2015 with the Registrar’s Office on Blackboard, via Webcat, without incurring a late fee.

July 2015

July 27
Deadline for undergraduates to file an Apply-to-Graduate form for September 2015 with the Registrar’s Office on Blackboard, via Webcat, with a late fee of $25.

July 27
Deadline for graduate students to file an Apply-to-Graduate form for September 2015 with the Registrar’s Office on Blackboard, via Webcat, with a late fee of $25.

September 2015

September 1
Graduation Date (no ceremony)

September 28
Deadline for undergraduates to file an Apply-to-Graduate form for December 2015 with the Registrar’s Office on Blackboard, via Webcat, without incurring a late fee.

November 2015

November 9
Deadline for undergraduates to file an Apply-to-Graduate form for December 2015 with the Registrar’s Office on Blackboard, via Webcat, with a late fee of $25.

December 2014

December 31
Graduation Date (no ceremony)

Future Commencement Dates*

2016: Saturday, May 21

2017: Saturday, May 20

*Dates are subject to change

 

Wildcat Statue Wearing Graduation Cap