Commencement Speaker:

Christopher S. Murphy

Graduate Commencement 2017

Master's & Doctoral Degree Candidates

Degrees Conferred: January 2017, May 2017 or August 2017

Celebrate your Commencement with family and friends at 10:30 a.m., on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, 600 Main St., Bridgeport.

Students wishing to graduate must apply for graduation. Applications for a degree must be filed in the Graduate Studies Office.
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Academic Regalia Information

All participants in the academic procession are required to wear academic regalia. Graduate academic regalia orders are due by Friday, April 7, 2017. A late fee will be applied to any orders received after that date.

Academic Regalia Order Forms:

Master's Academic Regalia Online Order Form
(credit/debit cards only)

Faculty who need to borrow regalia should contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (203) 837-8298 or

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. The Stole of Gratitude can be ordered online with your regalia.

More information about the WCSU Stole of Gratitude

Grad Salute/Academic Regalia Pick-Up

Graduates can pick up their academic regalia at the Grad Salute on:


Wednesday, May 3, 2017
3 to 7 p.m.
Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center
WCSU Westside campus

All 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 and other raffle prizes.

On behalf of the 30,000 members of the WCSU Alumni Association, we welcome you to our alumni family.

Graduating Student

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