Final announcement/information for fall 2014 commencement ceremony

If you are completing an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or Master’s degree and plan to participate (walk) in the Fall 2014 Commencement Ceremony on Friday, December 12 at 6:30 p.m. in Lee Arena in the Petro Allied Health Center, please be sure to review the following (School of Law candidates should refer to for information.). The ceremony will last approximately 90 minutes to 2 hours.

All fall candidates (undergraduates and masters) must have a completed AND approved Application for Degree in the University Registrar’s office. You should have received an email giving you clearance to participate in the ceremony and indicating whether or not you are eligible to receive Latin Honors. If you have not received an email (to your MyWashburn email account), please contact the University Registrar’s office at [email protected].
Bachelor and Associate degree candidates – purchase your cap, gown and tassel in the Ichabod Shop by Friday, December 5. Contact the Ichabod Shop if you have any questions – 785.670.2665.
Master’s degree candidates – cap, gown, tassel and hood – you must have pre-ordered your regalia through the Ichabod Shop or online by October 31. If you did not pre-order your regalia, contact the Ichabod Shop at 785.670.2665 (additional shipping charges will apply).
Commencement Ceremony Instructions were mailed on November 7. If you lost or did not receive the instructions, go to, select Fall Ceremony in the left column, then select Instructions to Fall 2014 Candidates (PDF) under Important Information in the right column.
ACCESSIBILITY – If you would like assistance before, during or after the ceremony, please contact student-services @ (785.670.1629).
GRADUATION PHOTO PROOFS – to ensure that you receive notice from the professional photographer when your proofs are ready, graduates must go to, click on Pre-Event Email Registration and register your permanent email address. Your email address will not be shared – it is only used by the professional photographer for notification of your proofs. Two photos will be taken during the ceremony – one as you receive your diploma cover and the second is a portrait-style photo taken after you exit the stage. There is no obligation to purchase photos, but you will receive $5 off orders of $25 or more if you register your email address prior to the ceremony. You will also have the convenience of registering up to six (6) more emails of family or friends so they have the opportunity to view your proofs. A link to this site is also located at If you have questions, please contact Gradimages, [email protected] or P.O. Box 182829, Tallahassee, FL 32318 (800.261.2576).
submitted and posted by CJ Crawford, Commencement Coordinator
[email protected]
targeted to all students
Date: 12/2/14