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 Preparing for the Day

Graduating Students

 

Letting UNCSA know that you are attending commencement

As you prepare to graduate, please make sure to complete all your academic and financial obligations. It is your responsibility to ensure that the proper paperwork is submitted on time. Contact the Registrar’s Office for additional information or questions regarding your academic record. Only those students who have completed the requirements for their degree or diploma, and have satisfied all financial obligations to UNCSA are eligible to participate in the commencement ceremony.

By mid January, the Registrar's Office will mail a Graduation Attendance Form to all graduating students.  Graduates are to submit their intent to participate in the commencement ceremony.

Rehearsal date and time

College Students Rehearsal - 10:00 A.M. on Friday, May 8, 2015

High School Students Rehearsal - 11:00 A.M. on Friday, May 15, 2015

Ordering Announcements

The opportunity to purchase personalized announcements from Herff Jones is available through their website at collegegrad.herffjones.com.  Herff Jones will also be mailing additional information regarding class rings and diploma frames along with their order forms to the graduating student's home.  Please check their website periodically for availability.

Ordering Robes

The opportunity to purchase graduation robes and/or hoods is available through Oak Hall.  or Herff Jones. Please contact the vendor directly to place your order. 

Diploma Frames

Diploma frames, custom-made to fit your UNCSA diploma, are available for purchase through special-order from www.framingsuccess.com. Class rings are available through  www.herffjones.com/college.  The campus store also features school spirit merchandise, apparel, books, and many other gift items.

Getting tickets for the Commencement weekend events


  • 4th Year Film Screenings on May 8, 2015
    Screenings at 4:00 and 8:00 p.m. are shown at the Main Theater, ACE Exhibition Building, School of Filmmaking, on the UNCSA campus.

    Order tickets from the Box Office at 336-721-1945
  • Commencement Ceremony
    Everyone who is planning to attend graduation must have a ticket. High school graduates have been allocated a maximum of eight (8) tickets; and college graduates a maximum of five (5) tickets for guests to attend the commencement ceremony. In order to accommodate as many guests as possible at each ceremony, commencement seats will be assigned in advance.

    When placing your order for tickets, please use the reservation ticket request form which will be available February. There will be designated boxes in the Commons’ Mailroom or Watson Hall Box Office where you may drop off the completed form.