Diplomas

  • At both Commencement Ceremonies, the Dean of each school will announce the names of the degree recipients.
  • The graduates will walk from the orchestra area to the right steps of the stage
  • Once on the stage, their names will be read.
  • The graduate will walk across the stage, receive their diploma folder and shake hands with the President.
  • They will continue to the left of the stage, down the left steps and back to their seats.
  • When all the graduates have received their diploma folders and are seated, the Vice President of Academic Affairs will instruct the graduates to turn their tassels from the right side to the left.
  • Graduates will be able to pick up their diplomas on Tier I.