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Commencement Timeline

May 1, 2015 - Turn in Intent-to-Graduate form

Registar’s Office - audit letters will be sent after the form is submitted. Call the Registrar’s Office at 603-358-2320 with questions.

March 30, 2016, noon to 7 p.m. and March 31, 2016, noon to 6 p.m. - Commencement Fair

A one-stop shop for Commencement services takes place in the Student Center’s Madison Street Lounge. Pick up your cap and gown, order a ring and announcements, and do your planning for Commencement 2016.

April 3, 2016 - Complete Commencement Participation Form

Completing this form is your ticket to the Commencement Fair and Commencement Ceremony. Find it at your account.

May 1, 2016: Pay all financial obligations

Student Accounts - 603-358-2263

May 1, 2016 - Confirm address

Registrar’s Office – 603-358-2355. Confirm mailing address for diploma and transcripts.

May 1, 2016 - Return all library books and materials

Mason Library Circulation Desk, 603-358-2711

May 6, 2016 - Nursing Pinning Ceremony

1 p.m.: Mabel Brown Room, Young Student Center

May 6, 2016 - Spring Honors Convocation

3:15 p.m.: Students receiving awards check-in

4 p.m.: Ceremony begins in the Main Theatre at the Redfern Arts Center

May 7, 2016 - Commencement

11:30 a.m.: Graduates line up in the Recreation Center in the Spaulding Gym
12:15 p.m.: Procession to Fiske Quad
1 p.m.: Ceremony begins

May 8, 2016 - Final move-out

Residence halls close at noon

June 30, 2016 - Complete Exit Counseling

All graduating students with Direct Stafford Loans must complete exit counseling. Please go to www.nslds.ed.govto complete this requirement. Exit materials for other loans will be mailed directly to students.