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Frequently ASked Questions

Please go online at:  to place your order.

There is no associated cost for the cap & gown as it is included in your graduation fee.

The deadline to order is March 14th.  NO orders will be accepted after this date, and the web link to order will be closed.

If you have any questions about caps, gowns, graduation announcements and/or rings, please come by or call The Shipyard at ext. 7652.

Students who have completed all degree requirements in May 2022 and/or December 2021 are eligible to participate in the May 8 undergraduate commencement.

Student who have no more than 2 courses (8 hours) remaining and who will complete all degree requirements in the summer 2022 semester should contact the Registrar’s office to determine whether they are eligible to walk

The undergraduate commencement ceremony will be held in Valhalla Stadium.

Yes, the ceremony may be viewed at

You may also view the livestream on campus in Krannert Ballroom, Evans Auditorium, McAllister Auditorium.

Commencement attendees may park in any parking lot on campus. ADA parking will be available in a parking lot close to the event site. There will be parking attendants to direct you.

Graduates should arrive by 8 a.m. and meet at Sister’s Theatre.

The gates to Valhalla will open at 7:30 a.m. for ADA seating ONLY.  The gates will be open to other guests at 8 a.m.

The ceremony will proceed outdoors unless there is heavy rain and/or thunderstorms. The ceremony for graduates will move indoors to the Cage in case of severe weather. Tickets will be required for entry into the Cage Arena. The number of tickets each graduate will receive will be determined closer to the event date.

There is no restriction on the number of guests for an outdoor ceremony at Valhalla Stadium. 

Should it be necessary to move indoors due to inclement weather, an allowed guest number will be determined at a later date. 

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