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Students celebrating at commencement.

Before Commencement Weekend

Reserving Tickets
In the event that we must move commencement to the indoor location of Sanford Field House, rain tickets will be needed. Seniors may request up to six (6) tickets for the ceremony by going to the link provided to them in their email. When reserving tickets, seniors will also be able to type in the phonetic spelling of their name, request special accommodations for family members and RSVP to the Friday night Senior Dinner.

The timeline to request rain tickets will be February 1 - March 15, 2019.
Reserving Cap and Gown

Caps and gowns are worn in the awarding of degrees. Gowns only (no caps) are worn at baccalaureate. Tassels should be on the right for the graduation ceremony.

Caps and gowns should be reserved in advance on the Oak Hall website This is the only way to reserve your cap and gown. The timeline for ordering caps and gowns will be February 1 - March 15, 2019.