Commencement

SPRING COMMENCEMENT

BGSU FIRELANDS CEDAR POINT CENTER

Saturday, May 7, 2016

  • Begins at 7:30 p.m.
  • To participate in BGSU Firealnds Commencement, please RSVP by March 25, 2016

Pick up your four (4) guest tickets at the Bookstore by Friday, April 15, 2016. For extra tickets contact Jaymee Skelly, Marketing and Community Relations at 419-372-0817 or 800-322-4787.  

There is no commencement rehearsal. You must assemble on time in order to receive instructions for the ceremony. 

Baccalaureate graduates/candidates will assemble in Room 2007 and associates candidates in Room 2004, Cedar Point Center, on Saturday, May 7, 2016, at 6:30 p.m.  If you arrive late you will miss the instructions for the ceremony.  

The ceremony will last approximately two hours.   The name of each graduate will be announced, the graduate will walk across the stage, be congratulated by the Dean of BGSU Firelands and the President of BGSU, return to their original seat and be seated.

YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE YOUR DIPLOMA ON MAY 7. Your diploma will be mailed to you by Registration and Records approximately six to ten weeks after the June 3, 2016 graduation deadline. 

To participate in the commencement ceremony, you must wear a cap, gown, and tassel, which can be purchased from the BGSU Bookstore. If you have been notified you are graduating with honors, inform the Bookstore and honors cords will be provided.

There will be no assigned or reserved seating for guests of the graduates. Seats will be occupied on a first come, first served basis.  The ceremony begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Cedar Point Center. Seating is general admission so guests should arrive early.  No one will be admitted to the main auditorium once the processional has begun

 

Special Accommodating Seating: Any guest requiring special seating may make arrangements by calling Ms. Jaymee Skelly, Marketing and Community Relations at 419-372-0817 or 800-322-4787, ext. 20817.

If you have been notified you are graduating with honors, inform the Bookstore and honors cords will be provided. We do not have extra honor cords. 

All graduates, family members, and friends are invited to join faculty and staff membes for food and refreshments in the Pit area of North Building.