In order to verify that a student has met all requirements for graduation, a Dean’s Degree Check and a Graduation Check must be conducted. These checks are to be done in the semester prior to the student’s semester of graduation. The following steps must be taken:
It is the student’s responsibility to make appointments for the Degree Plan Check and the Graduation Check. Students will not be considered for graduation until both steps are complete.
Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. on the front lawn of the administration building, Cone-Bottoms Hall.
Guests may use available space on any university parking lot (Campus Map). A limited amount of parking is available on the streets surrounding the campus.
Chairs will be provided for guests in front of Cone-Bottoms Hall. Some seating will be reserved for the graduating class, faculty, program guests, and those requiring accommodation.
University officials will announce if inclement weather requires that a Rain Plan be followed for Commencement. The Rain Plan calls for Commencement to be held at 9:30 a.m. in Bill Vining Arena located in Sturgis Physical Education Center.
Guests who need accommodation due to limited mobility (walkers or wheelchairs) may make arrangements to reserve parking and seating by contacting the Registrar’s Office, 870.245.5580 or Email.