Commencement Caps and Gowns Now Available for Pick Up

Cap & gown rentals have arrived and are now ready for distribution in the PUB (room 9301), and will be here for pick-up until Fri., June 5 at 3:30 pm.

The area will be secured, so please ask for Lisa Smith or the Student Leadership Center staff to assist you.

For individuals who prefer to pick up their regalia on the day of Commencement (Sun., June 7), I will be in the Issue Room, Lower Gym, 3000 building at noon to distribute all remaining caps and gowns. Please be in the Lower Gym by 1:30 at the latest. Belongings and personal items will be locked in the Fitness Center (Lower Gym) during the ceremony, but not in the Issue Room.

If you have ordered a cap and gown and are not able to attend, please notify Lisa Smith (x5862, e-mail immediately.

And one final reminder: Please be sure to return your caps and gowns on Sunday to the PUB room 9202 during the reception. We will pack these for shipping the following day.

Many thanks for sharing the celebration of accomplishments with our wonderful students!

Commencement Speaker Nomination Deadline Approaching!


The deadline for nominating an outstanding student or faculty member to speak at commencement is coming up! If you know of the perfect candidate for this event, you have until Monday, March 2, 2015 to submit your nomination by filling out and submitting the Speaker Nomination form. Speakers will be selected based on their accomplishments and potential to deliver meaningful, thought-provoking messages to graduates and guests.

Whether it’s the culmination of years of effort or the beginning of an educational journey, this is our time to celebrate our students’ accomplishments and our work together as a campus community. Let’s send the students off in style!

Please submit completed forms by Monday, March 2, 2015. Forms can be turned in to Nancy Marshall (Room 5202A, FOSS Building), emailed to or put in intercampus mail. Thank you!