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Fall Commencement 2016

Fall Commencement 2016

COMMENCEMENT MEMENTOS

View ceremony highlights, including photos and videos. More photos will be available in early January!

 

Graduation Fair

The Fall Graduation Fair will take place Tuesday, November 1, from noon-6 pm in the University Club, Mary Graydon Center. This is an opportunity for graduating students to check their graduation status, determine their cap size, rent caps and gowns, purchase commencement and AU mementos (diploma frames, graduation announcements, class rings, etc.), and contribute to the Senior Class gift. Enjoy light refreshments and enter to win prizes. For more information, please contact the Campus Store at 202-885-6300 or american.bkstr.com.

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Campus Store

In addition to organizing the Graduation Fair, the Campus Store sells class rings, generic graduation announcements, diploma frames, and hundreds of AU shirts, sweatshirts, caps, and other souvenirs.

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Commencement Ceremony Video

If you miss the commencement ceremony on December 16, you will be able to view an archived video on ustream or YouTube. Links are available in the Archives section of this site.

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Flower Sales

For guests’ convenience, American University contracts with a local florist to sell floral bouquets in front of Bender Arena on commencement days. To place a special order, contact Chevy Chase Florist at 301-986-0986.

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Photos of the Commencement Ceremony

A commercial photographer from GradImages will photograph each student approaching the stage and shaking hands with President Neil Kerwin. Following commencement, GradImages will send proofs and ordering information to students. Parents and guests will not be permitted on or near the stage to take photographs during the ceremony.

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Graduation Announcements

Beginning in late October, personalized graduation announcements, which include the graduate's name, can be ordered directly from our vendor, Herff Jones.

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