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Important Reminders for Graduating Students

Fill out the publicity form
Complete or update your student publicity form. If you filled out the form as a first-year student but do not want a graduation release sent, please email

Buy tickets for the graduation luncheon
During senior week in the dining hall, purchase tickets for your family for Tuesday's Baccalaureate Dinner and Wednesday's Commencement Brunch. Pick up your free ticket at the ARAMARK office in the campus center.

Hike up Mt. Mahanoy with President Lemons
This year's hike is Tuesday, May 16. Sign up by the first week of May.

Settle your financial obligations
Unpaid tuition, library fines, health center charges, parking tickets and athletic equipment charges must be paid before 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 11.

Make sure your name is pronounced correctly
To make sure your name is pronounced correctly, submit the phonetic spelling in the Qualtrics survey you receive or email no later than Friday, May 12, with the proper way for your name to be said as you walk across the stage.

Request a co-curricular transcript
The transcript, which lists your involvement outside the classroom, can give you an edge in obtaining employment, internships, graduate school or exploring career opportunities. Request yours on mySU.

Pick up your cap, gown and study away sash
From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, May 15, or Tuesday, May 16, in the campus center meeting rooms.

Don't miss Commencement rehearsal
It's mandatory! Rehearsal is at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 15, in Weber Chapel Auditorium. If you are unable to attend rehearsal, please contact Kate Hastings at

Return your regalia by 5 p.m.
After commencement, return your gown and hood to the meeting rooms. The tassel is yours to keep! Unless you bought your cap for decorating, this needs to be returned also.

Get your honors inscription on your diploma
If you receive honors, leave your diploma in the labeled box at the regalia return location. They will be inscribed and then mailed to your home address.

Move out of your room by 6 p.m.
Residence halls close on Wednesday, May 17, at 6 p.m.

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