Commencement

2014 Commencement

Tickets

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.

Additional Tickets
Lottery System for Unclaimed Tickets

Application for Graduation 2013-2014
Application for Graduation 2014-2015

*Conferral Date Application Deadline **Commencement Date
December 31, 2013 August 1, 2013 May 17, 2014
May 31, 2014 December 1, 2013 May 17, 2014
August 31, 2014 (with maximum of 6 units remaining after Spring 2014) July 1, 2014 May 17, 2014
August 31, 2014 (with more than 6 units remaining after Spring 2014) July 1, 2014 May 3, 2015

*conferred = posting date of degree after all coursework is completed and received by WJU

**commencement = graduation ceremony

Item 2014 Commencement Information
Graduation Application 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 May 1, 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.
Special Needs Please contact Tina Petersen at tpetersen [at] jessup [dot] edu.
Financial Obligations 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 2, 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 9 at noon.
Baccalaureate Friday, May 16, 2014 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.
Dessert
Reception
Friday, May 16, 2014 at 8:15pm (immediately following Baccalaureate), Academic Warehouse

Commencement Information

Class Photos Saturday, May 17, 2014 (Meet in Room A101 at Adventure Christian Church at 8:15 am)
Line Up Saturday, May 17, 2014 (Room A101 at 9:15am)
Commencement Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Adventure Christian Church from 10am to 12pm

(Graduates must arrive no later than 8:15am. Please allow extra time for travel and parking.)

Location Graduation – Adventure Christian Church
Baccalaureate – William Jessup University (Rocklin Campus)
Parking Parking is available in all campus lots. Campus representatives will be available for parking assistance, particularly for those with disabilities.
Lodging Local Hotels & Restaurants
Professional
Photography
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.
Family/Personal
Photography
For fire code reasons we are asking that photos be taken from your seats during the ceremony. Please be sure your battery is completely charged; extension cords are not allowed.