Commencement | Deadlines for Graduates

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August 1, 2014



Students finishing in spring 2015 may submit graduation applications at myAU.american.edu

September 17



Career Center Job and Internship Fair

Late October



Graduate Reception invitations mailed to August 2014 graduates and December 2014 applicants

Mid-November



Commencement Guide sent to students' permanent addresses

December 1



RSVP due for August and December 2014 Graduates Reception

December 5



August and December Graduates Reception, (for August and December 2014 graduates and guests; invitation only; RSVP required)

5-7 pm, graduating seniors, University Club, Mary Graydon Center

6-8 pm, master's and doctoral graduates, Katzen Arts Center

Late January



Nomination process begins for University Awards, including Student Achievement Awards, Scholarship and Service, and the President's Award

February



Schools and colleges begin student speaker selection process (contact your school's dean's office)

March 9



Orders for doctoral regalia purchases due in Registrar's Office

Mid-March



Online regalia order form is activated on myAU.american.edu for all students who are cleared to graduate by the Registrar's Office; Regalia postcard mailed to local addresses of cleared students (sent to permanent address of August/December graduates)

March 20



Student award nominations due

TBD


Career Center Job and Internship Fair

TBD



Graduation Fair, noon-6 pm, MGC Rooms 2 & 3

March 31



Deadline to submit Application to Graduate via myAU.american.edu

April



Senior barbecues at president's house

April 6



Deadline to submit cap and gown orders

May 6-9



Regalia distribution

May 7



Senior Week Final Farewell

May 8-10



Commencement Weekend