Office of the Registrar

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Current Graduation Ceremony Information

2019 Commencement 

Outside ceremonies are planned for the 2019 commencement events with opening seating on the Quad. There will be unlimited guest seating with no tickets needed.  Additional indoor seating is available around campus in alternative viewing areas, including the big screen in the Student Success Center. 

Thursday, May 16 | 4 pm
Health Sciences Ceremony 
RCBC Quad

Friday, May 17 | 11 am 
Liberal Arts Majors
RCBC Quad

Friday, May 17 | 2 pm 
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, & Liberal Arts and Sciences Majors
RCBC Quad

Indoor Rain Plan

The college will monitor the weather leading up the ceremony date and anticipates making decisions regarding weather related changes prior to the rehearsal on Thursday, May 16. The indoor ceremonies will be limited to 2 tickets per graduate in the Auditorium. These tickets will be distributed at rehearsal. Additional indoor seating is available around campus in alternative viewing areas, including the big screen in the Student Success Center. Weather announcements will be emailed to graduates and posted to the college's website and social media channels.

Thursday, May 16 | 4 pm
Health Sciences Majors 

Friday, May 17 | 11 am
Business, Education and Law Majors

Friday, May 17 | 1 pm
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Majors

Friday, May 17 | 3:30 pm
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Majors

Friday, May 17 | 5 pm
Liberal Arts and Sciences Majors

Commencement Rehearsal

Graduates will report to the Votta Hall Auditorium on May 16 at 10 am for Commencement Rehearsal.

Cap and Gown Pick Up

Graduates can pick up their cap and gowns in the college bookstore in the Student Success Center from May 6 through May 11.

Monday - Friday:  8:30 am - 7 pm
Saturday: 11 am - 3 pm

A table will also be set up with regalia in Votta Hall during Commencement Rehearsal on May 16.

 

 

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RCBC would like to thank Whole Foods Market for providing our students, faculty and staff participating in graduation free, wholesome food at all of the Commencement Ceremonies.