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Commencement Countdown
This information will be updated in July 2014
(Whole process takes 15-20 minutes) 

December and January Grads
Monday, November 18, 2013 (1:30-6:00 PM) in Pilla Atrium
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 (4:30-6:30 PM) in Pilla Atrium

May and August Grads
Monday, March 24, 2014 (1:30-6:00 PM) in Pilla Atrium
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 (4:30-6:30 PM) in Pilla Atrium

One-stop shopping for graduation! Meet with Jostens to order your graduation ring and announcements, get fitted for your cap and gown, visit with the Alumnae, Development, Campus Ministry, Counseling and Career Services, Multicultural Affairs, Financial Aid and the Vice President of Student Affairs Offices. Best of all, you will have a chance to enter a drawing to win lots of great prizes.  Candid pictures will be taken of out grads at the Countdown. The pictures will be shown on the big screen on Commencement evening.

What you will receive:
  • Commencement tickets
  • Baccalaureate Mass tickets
  • Seven free graduation announcements
  • Free gifts, prizes and refreshments
Regalia Prices (does not include tax):
Bachelor’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Gown $26.00
  • Bachelor’s Hood $27.00
  • Cap $6.00
  • Tassel $5.00
  • Total for package = $64.00
Master’s Degree
  • Master’s Gown $29.00
  • Master’s Hood $30.00
  • Cap $6.00
  • Tassel $5.00
  • Total for package = $70.00

Doctorate Degree

  • Doctorate Gown $77.00
  • Doctorate Hood $37.00
  • Cap $6.00
  • Tassel $5.00
  • Total for package = $125.00

Souvenir Tassel w/2014 $6.00

Elements Bio-Degradable Gown
Bachelor's Gown  $33.00
Master's Gown  $39.00

Announcements/Rings
Graduation announcements and rings may be ordered through Jostens. Jostens will be on campus for the Commencement Countdown and may also be reached through the Follett Bookstore in the Pilla Building. (Please note: You will be given seven announcements free of charge).

If I cannot attend Commencement Countdown, how do I get my tickets?
Graduates will be able to pick up their tickets in the Student Service Center, Mullen 203 beginning the day after Commencement Countdown. Tickets will be available up to, and including, the day of Commencement. 

What are the hours from the Student Service Center?
The Student Service Center is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30-6:00 PM and on Fridays from 8:30-5:00 PM. They are closed on weekends.