Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are the commencement activities?
A: To view information about commencement activities click here.

Q: What are the details concerning Commencement?
A: To view details about Commencement such as: seating, line-up for graduates, parking guidelines, and photo information please click here.

Q: How do I order Commencement Regalia?
A: To view information about ordering Commencement Regalia click here.

Q: If there is inclement weather, where will commencement be held?
A: To view information for the inclement weather plan click here.

Q: How do I know if I am graduating with honors?
A: Read Commencement Honors, college catalog, p. 81.

Q: If I don't come to commencement, how do I get my diploma?
A: If you do not attend the commencement ceremony, you may pick up your diploma from the Registrar's Office beginning the first Tuesday after commencement. The diploma can be mailed to you, certified delivery only, for a $15.00 shipping/handling fee.

Q: If I wanted a duplicate diploma, how would I go about obtaining one?
A: To obtain a duplicate diploma fill out the Diploma Replacement/Duplication Form and return it to the Registrar's Office.

Q: How can I get and/or request for my official transcripts?
A: To request for your official transcripts please view the Transcript Request Form.

Q: Will I receive a transcript with my diploma?
A: No, transcripts must be requested separately. See above question. After commencement all students are entitled to receive one copy without charge. A written request, however, is required by law.

Q: When will my transcript be available now that I need one for work?
A: Official transcripts with certification of degree, major, and date of commencement are available 72 hours after commencement.