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ABOUT THIS SPECIAL EVENT

Commencement is exciting for you and your loved ones who have supported you
along your higher education journey.

Associate, bachelor’s, master’s and JWMI students: You are eligible to participate in a commencement ceremony if you are within TWO courses of completing your degree at the time of the ceremony. This does NOT include courses you are already enrolled in at the time of the ceremony.

Interested students must register to participate in a ceremony by the deadline dates noted below.

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Commencement 2019

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Dates & Deadlines Cap & Gown
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Dates and Deadlines

May. 182019
Yuengling Center • Tampa, Florida • 3 pm
Registration and Cap and Gown Deadline: Friday, April 19, 2019
Jun. 222019
Capital One Arena • Washington, District of Columbia • 3 pm
Registration and Cap and Gown Deadline: Friday, May 24, 2019
Aug. 102019
Spectrum Center • Charlotte, North Carolina • 3 pm
Registration and Cap and Gown Deadline: Friday, July 12, 2019
Oct. 122019
Infinite Energy Arena • Atlanta, Georgia • 3 pm
Registration and Cap and Gown Deadline: Friday, September 13, 2019
Dec. 072019
Royal Farms Arena • Baltimore, Maryland • 3 pm
Registration and Cap and Gown Deadline: Friday, November 8, 2019

COMMENCEMENT ATTIRE

After registering for a commencement ceremony, students should order their cap and gown online by the deadline date noted above.

  • Students MUST have a registration confirmation number to order a cap and gown.
  • Students participating in a ceremony are required to wear a cap and gown during the ceremony.

2019 CAP & GOWN PRICING

Associate (black gown, black cap & tassel) - $34.00
Bachelor's (cap, gown, tassel & stole of gratitude) - $52.00
Master's (cap, gown, tassel & hood) - $55.00

*Prices above do not include shipping fees and sales tax.

Announcements, rings, diploma frames and more are also available to purchase through the cap and gown ordering link below!

ORDERING CAPS AND GOWNS AFTER THE DEADLINES

If students do not order their cap and gown online by the deadline, they can either:

  • Call Jostens customer service at 1-800-854-7464 and place a rush order by phone. Late fees will be incurred.
  • Purchase the day of the ceremony in the graduate area (40 minutes prior to commencement). Late fees will be incurred.

For all questions related to caps and gowns, please contact Jostens directly at 1-800-854-7464.