Juanita T. James
President and CEO
Fairfield County Community Foundation
Graduate Commencement 2013
The Graduate Commencement ceremony will begin promptly at 7 p.m; all graduates should report to the O’Neill Center by 6:15 p.m. for ceremony instructions.
Student should arrive no later than 6:30 p.m.!
Master's & Doctoral Degree Candidates
Degrees Conferred: January 2013, May 2013 or August 2013
Celebrate your commencement with family and friends at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2013, in the Stephen Feldman Arena, William A. O'Neill Athletic and Convocation Center, Westside campus.
Students wishing to graduate must apply for graduation. Applications
for a degree must be filed in the Graduate Studies Office.
You may download a copy here
We are also requesting that students complete the Commencement RSVP form.
Academic Regalia Information
All participants in the academic procession are required to wear academic regalia. Graduate academic regalia orders are due by April 12, 2013.
Academic Regalia Order Forms:
(checks/money orders only)
Master's Academic Regalia Online Order Form
(credit/debit cards only)
For faculty who need to borrow regalia, contact Tammy Hammershoy at (203) 837-8298 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stole of Gratitude
The WCSU Stole of Gratitude offers an opportunity to say, "Thanks for helping me succeed." The Stole of Gratitude is worn by the graduate during the commencement ceremony. The new graduate presents the stole to its designated recipient immediately following the ceremony or on another suitable occasion.
Grad Salute/Academic Regalia Pick-Up
Graduates can pick up their academic regalia at the Grad Salute on:
Thursday, May 2, 2013
3 to 7 p.m.
Graduating students are invited to this event where they will have an opportunity to finalize their Commencement needs in one stop and pick up their pre-ordered academic regalia. Representatives will be on hand to assist students in making final graduation preparations. Complimentary food and fun activities will be available. Plus, enter to win a free custom WCSU diploma frame, gift certificate towards a class ring, WCSU apparel, door prizes and swag.
If you are unable to pick up your regalia, please ask a friend or family member to do it for you. Due to space limitations, regalia will not be available on the day of Commencement.