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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get my cap and gown?
Where do I get announcements?
Is there a rehearsal for Commencement?
Where is the Commencement processional and line-up for undergraduate and graduate degrees?
How can I be sure my name will be listed in the Commencement program?
What is the proper Commencement attire?
How are honors designations determined and recognized?
Where can I put my purse and/or other valuables during the ceremonies?
Which side of the cap is the tassel supposed to hang during the processional?
Do I need tickets for my guests to attend Commencement?
Can I reserve a seat for my guest?
What access is available for guests and graduates with a disability?
How will guests know which side of the arena to sit and see their graduate?
How long does the Commencement ceremony last?
What is the process for walking on stage?
May guests take photographs?
Can the Commencement ceremony be seen on the web Live Stream?
Where can I purchase flowers or t-shirts ahead of time?
Where do graduates meet guests after the ceremony?
When do I receive my diploma?
Who do I contact for...?