10 TICKETS for COMMENCEMENT!
We are blessed with the largest graduating student population to date; therefore space is at a premium.
Students who are participating in commencement will be given 10 tickets each.
Ticket distribution system (.pdf)
- Graduation Information by Date (.pdf)
- Cap and Gown order form (.pdf)
- Instructions for ordering announcements and cap & gown (.pdf)
- Josten's Announcement Price Sheet (.pdf)
*Conferral Date Application Deadline ** Commencement Date
May 31, 2013 December 1, 2012 May 18, 2013
August 31, 2013 July 1, 2013 May 17, 2014
December 31, 2013 August 1, 2013 May 17, 2014
May 31, 2014 December 1, 2013 May 17, 2014
*conferred = posting date of degree after all coursework is completed and received by WJU
**commencement = graduation ceremony
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Applications for May Commencement are due December 1. Details on conferral dates can be found on the application itself. See sidebar for link to applications.
|Cap and Gown||
Cap and Gowns may be picked up in the Bookstore during Bookstore hours, after April 5, M-F, 9:30 - 4:00. San Jose students may make delivery arrangements with the Bookstore (916.577.2390). Please iron your gown before you come to Baccalaureate and Commencement.
Please contact Tina Petersen at email@example.com.
You will need to have all financial obligations to WJU cleared in order to graduate--including library fines, overdue books, cafeteria charges, financial aid paperwork, and your tuition/fees account. The Business Office will take check, or cash. Payment may also be made online; in which case Visa or MasterCard may also be used. If paying by personal check, please pay by Friday, May 4, as the check must clear before you can participate in Commencement. If paying by credit card or cash, payment must be made on or before Friday, May 11 at noon.
Friday, May 17, 2013 at 7pm (attendance is encouraged), Academic Warehouse
Baccalaureate is a special chapel for graduates and their families. We understand that SPS student schedules may not permit attendance. Please be robed and meet at 6:30pm in the Lecture Hall for the processional.
Friday, May 17, 2013 at 8:15pm (immediately following Baccalaureate), Academic Warehouse
Saturday, May 18, 2013 (Meet on the steps at Adventure Christian Church at 8:15 am)
Saturday, May 18, 2013 (Room A101 at 9:15am)
Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Adventure Christian Church from 10am to 12pm
(Graduates must arrive no later than 8:30am. Please allow extra time for travel and parking.)
Parking is available in all campus lots. Campus representatives will be available for parking assistance, particularly for those with disabilities.
Ultimate Exposures will take a photo of each graduate as he/she receives their towel from President John Jackson. Other professional photo opportunities that day include a group photo of the graduating class and selected photos at baccalaureate the evening before. These photos will be available to purchase. You will receive information in the mail directly from Ultimate Exposures.
For fire code reasons we are asking that photos be taken from your seats during the ceremony. If you have a camcorder, please plan to use a battery pack since extension cords are not allowed.