Commencement

The 2018 School of Law student commencement ceremony will take place at Center for the Arts (CFA) (North Campus) on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. The academic procession will begin promptly at 2:45 p.m. A reception will immediately follow the ceremony in the Atrium at CFA.

Questions? Please contact Amy Atkinson, Director of Student Life.

Quick Overview

DATE

Sunday, May 20, 2018

LOCATION

Center for the Arts, UB North Campus

START TIME

Procession begins promptly at 2:45p.m. Ceremony begins at 3:00p.m.

STUDENT ARRIVAL TIME

No later than 1:15p.m

TICKETS

All guests must have a ticket to be seated in the Main Stage. Each graduate may request up to 6 tickets.

PHOTOS

Additional tickets will be distributed via lottery to those who make requests during the registration period.

PARKING

Parking will be available in all parking lots across campus. The parking lots closest to the Center for the Arts include Lake LaSalle, Alumni Arena, Slee, and Baird parking lots.

SCHEDULE

An order of the program will be posted.

GUESTS

Doors will open at 2:00p.m. for guest seating.

HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY

Please notify the Director of Student Life, Amy Atkinson, as soon as possible so that appropriate accommodations may be made.

CAMERAS & VIDEO

Cameras and video cameras are welcome, though the aisles cannot be blocked at any time.

RECEPTION

The reception will be held in the atrium of the Center for the Arts immediately following the ceremony.

CAP & GOWN ORDER

Order information will be emailed to you.

Jan 22-Feb 23 – place your order via the University Bookstore. All students will need to provide head measurement.

Feb. 27 – Late order fee of $20 applies (beginning May 5, the late fee will become $50 and with limited availability).

April 16 – Pick-up begins!

DRESS CODE

Professional attire recommended.

NAME & PRONUNCIATION

When you register for commencement, you will have an opportunity to indicate how you would like your name read and pronounced. Your name is also listed on your diploma and in the commencement program. You must submit this information on the student HUB when you apply for graduation.

PHOTOS

A professional photographer will take individual photos of each graduate attending Commencement and will be available for purchase.

DIPLOMA INFORMATION Diplomas will be ordered after all degrees have been conferred and usually take about 6 weeks to be mailed out. Diplomas are mailed to the permanent address listed in your HUB student center.