Commencement Checklist

Graduate Checklist

Congratulations!

As a degree candidate, here’s what you need to know—and do—to assure an enjoyable, glitch-free commencement day.

  •  Meet with your advisor to ensure you have met your degree requirements for participating in commencement
  • Apply for graduation 
  • Provide your guests with commencement ceremony date and safety precautions instructions
  • Consider attending the Grad Fair in the University Bookstore 
  • Purchase academic attire
  • Make arrangements for everyone—yourself and/or your guests—who will need special assistance during the ceremony by emailing ADA@umes.edu and copying EMSE@umes.edu
  • Get your graduate ticket and guest tickets at rehearsal after you all submit a negative test result by May 12th 2021 to Charles Drew Health Center 
  • Review commencement day instructions
  • Avoid overcrowding in the arena, arrange to meet your guests on the outside of the Athletic Center 
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