FAQ's

 

How can I apply for graduation?

You can file for Graduation in the Academic Advisement Center, Room S220. You must file for graduation by February 17, 2017 in order to participate in commencement activities.

   

Where can I get my Cap and Gown?

Purchase your Academic Regalia for the 2017 Commencement Ceremony until April 5, 2017. To place your order, visit Herff Jones. See below for pricing details:

New Reduced Online Pricing
Complete Package - $53.00 (Cap, Gown, Hood, and Tassel)
Cap, Gown & Tassel - $27.00 (Cap, Gown, Tassel)
Hood Only - $26.00
Gown Only - $25.00
Cap Only - $8.00
Tassel Only - $5.25
 
New In-Office Pricing

Complete Package - $70.00 (Cap, Gown, Hood, and Tassel)
Cap, Gown & Tassel - $40.00 (Cap, Gown, Tassel)
Hood Only - $35.00
Gown Only - $32.00
Cap Only - $12.00
Tassel Only - $9.00

Direct ships usually arrive within 2 weeks from purchase. The last day to order for home shipping is May 10, 2017.

Students who are graduating with honors, remember to bring your gold honor’s card.
   

Can I leave after my name is called?

NO! All graduates must remain until the end of the ceremony for the safety and comfort of all guests. The ceremony will be approximately 3 hours. Once the procession has begun, you will not be permitted to leave the room.

   

Will there be lockers available?

No, locker rooms will not be available. Personal belongings such as cell phones, cameras, bags, etc. should be left with your family.

   

How do I secure my 2017 Medgar Evers College class ring?

Josten’s will be on site in April. Dates will be announced.

   

When can I pick up my Commencement 2017 tickets?

In order to be eligible for Commencement 2017 tickets you must attend a official Graduate Briefing session. All students must sign-in at the event and complete an official Alumni Membership form.  Once you complete these necessary steps you will receive an email confirmation on when and where to pick-up your tickets.

   

How many tickets am I eligible to receive?

Each graduate will receive 5 tickets. Students will be notified if more tickets become available. You must bring your official ID to pick-up tickets.

   
What GPA do I need to graduate with Honors?
Cum Laude (3.25-3.49)
Magna Cum Laude (3.50-3.69)
Summa Cum Laude (3.70-4.00)
 



(All graduates must have the above cumulative Grade Point Average by the end of the Fall 2014.)

Is there a special tassel to wear as a Honors graduate?

On Commencement Day, these candidates for graduation will be given a "gold tassel" to wear with their academic regalia.  The tassel will be provided at the sign-in desk the morning of Commencement.