Office of The Registrar - Commencement Activities 2017

To:                          All Prospective April 2017 Candidates
From:                     Registrar’s Office
Date:                      February 9, 2017

Commencement Schedule of Events: Please find listed below the schedule of events you must participate in
(Please adhere to schedule):

Date Events
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 9:40 a.m. President Exit Review (Doxey Auditorium)
Monday April 24, 2017 Loan Exit Counseling- Student Access at: www.studentloans.gov www.lifeskills.org
  9:00a.m – 11:00a.m & 1:00p.m. – 4:00p.m Library Exit Review (Leontyne Price Library)
  9:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. Prospective Candidates may pick up cap and gown after being cleared for graduation (Registrar’s Office)
   
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 9:00a.m – 11:00a.m & 1:00p.m. – 4:00p.m Library Exit Review (Leontyne Price Library)
  9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m. & 2:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. Alumni Exit Interview (Oakview Mansion)
   
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 9:00a.m – 11:00a.m & 1:00p.m. – 4:00p.m Library Exit Review (Leontyne Price Library)
  9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m. & 2:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. Alumni Exit Interview (Oakview Mansion)
   
Thursday, April 27, 2017  9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m. & 1:00 – 4:00p.m. Library Exit Interview (Leontyne Price Library)
   
Friday, April 28, 2017 8:30a.m. – 3:30p.m. Library Exit Interview (Leontyne Price Library)
  9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m. Alumni Exit Interview (Oakview Manison)
   
Saturday, April 29, 2017 1:00 p.m. Graduation Rehearsal Magic Johnson Track Field (If Weather Permits)
   
Attire For Senior Consecration & Sunday:
Ladies: black, navy or dark brown shoes, no jewelry, and little makeup; Men: white shirts, black or navy blue pants, black or dark brown shoes
   
President’s Exit Interview (Immediately after Rehearsal)
  6:00 p.m.Senior Consecration (Doxey Morehouse Auditorium) President’s Reception for Seniors, Parents, and Board of Trustees (President’s Home Lawn) Immediately after Senior Consecration.
   
Sunday, April 30, 2017 8:00a.m. Senior/ Alumni Breakfast. Only two (2) guests per graduate (Limited seating) *Shaw Cafeteria*
 

9:30a.m. Tree Planting (Immediately after Breakfast) 11:30a.m. Candidate’s Photo for graduation (At Graduation Site)

  1:00p.m. Commencement Program (Magic Johnson Track Field) **All Graduates must be in line by 12:15p.m. **
   

**IMPORTANT NOTES**

  1. Graduation Fee is $80.00(For Robe and Diploma)
  2. All candidates must clear their account by April 10, 2017 if paying by check. After April 10, 2017 accounts must be cleared with cash or credit card.
  3. All academic and financial requirements must be cleared by Monday, April 24, 2017 no later than 4:00p.m.
  4. Graduating Seniors must secure a checklist (pink card) from the Dean of Student Affairs Office on April 24, 2017.
  5. Clearance from all offices must be obtained before picking up caps and gowns.
  6. Breakfast Tickets may be picked up in the Alumni Affairs Office.
  7. ALL Candidates must meet with the Career Pathway Director Ms. Sandra Burke. (2nd Floor, McCoy Building)
   

***SPECIAL NOTE: GRADUATING SENIORS MUST HAVE AT LEAST 124 HOURS AND 2.00 GPA***

 

CC: Parents