2012 Fall Graduation
Fall Commencement is scheduled for:
- 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 8, 2012
- Location - DSU Fieldhouse (campus map)
Fall Commencement is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 8, at the DSU Fieldhouse. The following information is provided to ensure that you and your family have an enjoyable day. Please note several important deadlines!
- If your situation has changed and you do not plan to graduate this semester, associate and bachelor degree students must notify Sandy Anderson, Registrar, (Sandy.Anderson@dsu.edu ) and master's and doctoral degree students must notify Jennifer Mees at Jennifer.Mees@dsu.edu IN WRITING by November 16.
- You are expected to be present at Commencement unless you notify the University. If you do not plan to participate in the Commencement ceremony, associate and bachelor degree students must notify Sandy Anderson, Registrar, (Sandy.Anderson@dsu.edu ) and master's and doctoral degree students must notify Jennifer Mees at Jennifer.Mees@dsu.edu IN WRITING by November 30.
Academic Apparel (Associate's or Bachelor's)
Purchase your cap and gown (black for bachelor and blue for associate)at the Trojan Center Bookstore any time Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. between November 1 and December 7. The cost of the cap, gown, and accessories is $36.99 plus sales tax. Items may be purchased individually at the following rates: gown-$16.99, cap-$13.99, tassel-$6.99, year tab-$1.99.
Academic Apparel (Master's)
Master's students will purchase their graduation apparel from the DSU Bookstore between November 1 and December 7. The hood is $28.99 and the cap, gown, & tassel unit is $38.99 (plus sales tax). Items may be purchased individually at the following rates: gown-$19.99, cap-$13.99, tassel-$6.99, year tab-$1.99.
Academic Apparel (Doctoral)
Graduates in the doctoral program will need to rent or purchase the doctoral cap, gown, & tassel unit, plus the hood. Please contact the Bookstore for specific details as soon as possible.
Announcements may be purchased at the Bookstore. More information is available through the Bookstore.
Questions on apparel or announcements? Contact the Bookstore: Phone-605-256-5238; Email – email@example.com
A Commencement rehearsal will be held on Friday, December 7 at 4:15 p.m. You are urged to attend this practice session so you will be familiar with the locker room location, the line of march, and the procedures for the ceremony. We will quickly walk through the hooding procedure during the rehearsal for the benefit of our master's and doctoral graduates.
No tickets are necessary for general bleacher seating in the Fieldhouse for the fall ceremony. A limited amount of floor seating is available for special needs (wheelchairs, hearing impairment, etc.). To request floor seating tickets or to notify us of special needs that we need to accommodate in our planning, please contact Linda at 256-5136 or Linda.Brozik@dsu.edu as soon as possible.
The Graduates' Reception will be held in the Dakota Prairie Playhouse convention center immediately following the Commencement ceremony. This reception is intended to provide an opportunity for you to relax and visit with family, classmates, and DSU faculty/staff while enjoying cake and punch.
Please be watching for more detailed information and reminders via email as the date approaches!