Dr. Janet Robinson
Superintendent of Schools
Undergraduate Commencement 2013
The ceremony will take place rain or shine. However, in the event of severe weather (thunder, lightning or high winds) the president will confer all degrees and end the ceremony. Guests will be directed to the O'Neill Center until the severe weather has abated.
Degrees Conferred: January 2013, May 2013 or August 2013
Celebrate your Commencement with family and friends at 10:30 a.m., on Sunday, May 12, 2013, at the Westside Athletic Stadium on the Westside campus, and be part of this day of special activities!
Students wishing to graduate must apply for graduation. Applications for
a degree must be filed in the Registrar's Office.
You may download a copy here.
Academic Regalia Information
All participants in the academic procession are required to wear academic regalia. Undergraduate academic regalia orders are due by April 12, 2013.
Academic Regalia Order Forms:
(checks/money orders only)
Bachelor's/Associate Academic Regalia Online Order Form
(credit/debit cards only)
For faculty who need to borrow regalia, contact Tammy Hammershoy at (203) 837-8298 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stole of Gratitude
The WCSU Stole of Gratitude offers an opportunity to say, "Thanks for helping me succeed." The Stole of Gratitude is worn by the graduate during the commencement ceremony. The new graduate presents the stole to its designated recipient immediately following the ceremony or on another suitable occasion.
Grad Salute/Academic Regalia Pick-Up
Graduates can pick up their academic regalia at the Grad Salute on:
Thursday, May 2, 2013
3 to 7 p.m.
Graduating students are invited to this event where they will have an opportunity to finalize their Commencement needs in one stop and pick up their pre-ordered academic regalia. Representatives will be on hand to assist students in making final graduation preparations. Complimentary food and fun activities will be available. Plus, enter to win a free custom WCSU diploma frame, gift certificate towards a class ring, WCSU apparel, door prizes and swag.
|If you are unable to pick up your regalia, please ask a friend or family member to do it for you. Due to space limitations, regalia will not be available for pickup on the day of Commencement.|