UAH Commencement

 

 


Fall 2014
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Von Braun Center - Propst Arena


The ceremony will include students who have completed degree requirements in the Summer semester, as well as those who have applied for graduation and will complete all degree requirements for the Fall semester.
 Doctoral, Masters, and Bachelors degrees will be presented.

 


Commencement Speaker: TBD 


 

CHECKLIST
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GRAD FINALE
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DIPLOMAS
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Candidates' Instructions

No tickets required for guests. Please notify your family and friends that the doors will open exactly one hour prior to the scheduled ceremony time. Guests, family members and spouses are not permitted in the assembly or robing areas and should go directly to the arena.

Candidates will need to arrive at the Von Braun Center one hour prior to the scheduled ceremony time. 


Commencement Marshall Letter (Instructions): Currently not available

Arena Layout (student seating): Sample from Spring 2014 Click Here

Fall 2014 Participants: Currently not available 


 

Schedule of Events

Time 

Action Item 

Location 

1:00 p.m.

Students check-in 

East Hall 

1:00 p.m.

Doors open for guests

Propst Arena

2:00 p.m.

Ceremony begins

Propst Arena

  Note: If there is an event at the same time as Commencement, please arrive 15-20 minutes before doors open.

Line Up and Procession

Students should report to their college line-up area in the Von Braun Center East Hall no later than one hour prior to the ceremony. You will receive a line-up card indicating your number in line and be instructed by University staff about when and where to line up. Your line-up card is the key to get you across the stage.


Who may participate in Commencement

Fall Commencement: Students who have completed degree requirements in the Summer semester, as well as those who have applied for graduation and will complete all degree requirements for the Fall semester.

Spring Commencement: Students who have applied for graduation and will complete all degree requirements for the Spring semester.

Doctoral candidates must notify Graduates Studies in order to participate in the ceremony.

What to Bring to Commencement

Degree candidates should purchase their caps and gowns from the University Bookstore prior to the ceremony and must bring them, along with their tassels, to Commencement. Students should not bring purses, cell phones, etc., into the Von Braun Center. Personal items may not be left in the assembly or robing areas during the ceremony.

Academic Regalia

Commencement is an occasion marking a special time in a student’s academic career. Appropriate attire for the occasion is a black academic gown and mortarboard with no personal accessories or messages. Undergraduate student members of academic honor societies may wear the insignia or honor cord of that academic honor society. Flowers, personal jewelry, pins or cords from social fraternities and sororities are not to be worn on academic robes (click here for approved list). All graduates participating in the ceremony must wear their academic regalia.

Caps and Gowns
Caps and gowns may be purchased at Grad Finale or in the University Bookstore Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Doctoral candidates, please pre-order your cap and gown at least a month prior to the ceremony. 

Tassels
White – Liberal Arts
Gold – Science
Orange – Engineering
Apricot – Nursing
Drab – Business
Old Gold – Doctoral

University Honors and Honor Societies

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