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University College Diploma & Hooding Ceremony
12:30 P.M. on May 11, 2019 in the DeRosa University Center Ballroom
Graduates and Faculty assemble at 12:00 P.M. on the 2nd floor of the DeRosa University Center

Please refrain from bringing any air horns, noise makers, balloons or whistles to any Commencement day ceremonies.

Mandatory Commencement Meeting for all graduating students who wish to participate in the Diploma & Hooding Ceremony
Thursday, May 9
5:30 - 6:30pm 
March Ln. room TBD
If you are unable to attend, please contact Debbi Bell at

Student Speaker
The University College diploma & hooding speaker may be recommended by the faculty, nominated by other students or self-nominated. If you wish to nominate a speaker, or to be considered yourself, please contact Debbi Bell at Interested students will be invited to speak before a committee of 3 UC faculty members, who will select the graduation speaker. The deadline for nominations is Monday, April 1, 2018.

Student Information
As you can imagine, there are many tasks in preparation for graduation.  Here are a few important items for your consideration.

Name Pronunciation Cards
Every graduating student is required to submit the phonetical spelling of your name to University College's Commencement Coordinator, Debbi Bell at

After Graduation
Once graduation is complete, you may order your graduation photos and a diploma frame here: Photos & Diploma Frames.

When do I get my diploma?
Diplomas are mailed to the address specified on the Application for Graduation, 3 to 4 months after the semester in which you graduate. If your address changes, it is your responsibility to inform the Office of the Registrar of this change. Returned diplomas will be kept on file five years and then destroyed. There is a fee for a replacement diploma borne by the graduate.

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