Information for Graduates

Commencement 2016

Cap & Gown

Order Commencement regalia -- caps and gowns -- in the Swarthmore Campus and Community Store between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, March 16, 2017

Students who wish to purchase class rings can make their selection and have their size determined.  Diploma Frames will also be available.

The graduating senior must come to the Store in person and show their College ID.  Regalia may not be ordered or picked up by friends or family.

Seniors may pick up their regalia in the Swarthmore Campus and Community Store from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. between Wednesday, May 17 and Saturday, May 20, 2017.Order Commencement regalia -- caps and gowns -- in the Swarthmore Campus and Community Store between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, March 16, 2017

Seniors may pick up their regalia in the Swarthmore Campus and Community Store from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. between Wednesday, May 17 and Saturday, May 20, 2017.

The graduating senior must come to the Store in person and show their College ID.  Regalia may not be ordered or picked up by friends or family.

 

Senior Packets - Mid April

Senior Packets will be distributed in mid-April by the senior class officers. Members of the senior class will be notified via email of the dates, times, and location for pickup. The packet will contain 12 commencement announcements, three tickets for the Commencement box lunches, and two tickets for the Baccalaureate rain location. Commencement tickets will be provided at rehearsal May 19.

Seniors who want additional announcements should check with Steph Holznagel in Parrish 104 in late April regarding availability.

Seniors may purchase additional tickets at $10 each for the box lunches in the Dining Hall main office during office hours, beginning May 1.

Verify Commencement program listing and diploma information -
April 1 through May 9

Between April 1 and May 9, visit the bulletin board outside the Registrar's Office to verify the correct listing of your name, major(s) and minor(s) for your diploma.

The Commencement Program lists the Bachelor of Arts candidates, the Bachelor of Science candidates, honors by recipients, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Fellowships and Prizes and Pennsylvania Teacher Certification. If you do not want to be included in the Commencement program, you must notify the registrar in writing before May 6.

Financial and Academic Obligations

In order to graduate, financial obligations to the College must be met by noon May 5. All academic requirements (except for honors oral examinations) must be fulfilled by Monday, May 11.