First of all, congratulations to graduates, their families and other important individuals in your lives!
In order to participate in the commencement ceremony, graduates must be in academic apparel.
During the reading of graduate names, we ask graduates, your families and other important guests to be considerate in your applause and celebration so that each and every graduate receives the proper recognition s/he has earned. Please do not disrupt the ceremony.
Children and other guests are not to be in the degree candidate assembly or seating areas.
Please remain for the entire ceremony.