You can't Commence if you don't apply to graduate for December 2013. Do this sooner rather than later in the semester. This is part of your Commencement Checklist.
NOW thru November 6-Use the Commencement Ticket Reservation System to request your tickets to Commencement. (This is the only way tickets are reserved for you!) Please note that you may not receive all the tickets you request, but every graduate will be allotted a base number of tickets. All additional tickets are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis based on the Commencement Ticket Reservation System.
October 29-Speeches due for Student Speaker Competition. Email to Lynn at email@example.com.
November 6-If you are NOT walking. Use the Commencement Ticket Reservation System and answer the two questions to confirm that you are NOT planning to attend Commencement.
December 2-Last day for Special Seating requests.
December 5-Last day to request tickets by mail. See Tickets tab for guidelines.
December 13 by Noon-LAST DAY TO PICK UP COMMENCEMENT TICKETS! All unclaimed tickets will be used to fill extra ticket requests from the Commencement Ticket Reservation System.
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_____Planning to graduate December 2013? You can't graduate if you don't apply! Go to Student Center>Other Academics>Apply to Graduate.
_____Planning to have family or friends attend your Commencement Ceremony? They won't have a ticket if you don't make the reservation! Use the link at the top of the page!
_____Pay any outstanding financial obligations including but not limited to tuition, fines, tickets, fees, etc. You will not officially graduate until all financial obligations have been reconciled.
_____Update your contact information in MyBlugold.
_____Go to firstname.lastname@example.org and provide an email other than your UWEC email address.
_____Consider being a student speaker for Commencement. Find more information about this honor on the Student Speaker for Commencement tab.
_____Contact Career Services for help finding professional positions, resume writing and other career-related assistance.
_____Visit the University Bookstore to order graduation announcements or academic regalia. Consider the purchase of an international stole if you studied abroad.
_____Attend the Senior Countdown Event on November 19 from 10-2 in the Alumni and Dakota rooms in Davies to receive your tickets and register to win a VIP Package for Commencement Day.
_____Arrange any special seating necessary for elderly or disabled guests at Senior Countdown.
_____Attend Commencement Rehearsal on Friday, December 20. 9am ceremony will rehearse at 12:30. 2pm ceremony will rehearse at 1:45. More details to follow.
_____Take a moment and enjoy all that you've accomplished! We are very proud of each of you!