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December 3, 2015

Update for Students Participating in the Fall Commencement Ceremony on Wednesday, December 16

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation from American University! This is to confirm that we received your regalia rental order for commencement on December 16.

There are three important documents attached to this email:

In addition, here are a few media updates:
  • Webcast: We will live-stream each commencement ceremony on the commencement website.
  • Social media: #2015AUGrad on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Your tweets and posts will be displayed on the big screens inside Bender Arena before and after your ceremony and on the web.
  • Guidebook app: Our new app will let you and your guests view schedules, maps, parking info, and more.
  • Videos and Photo Albums: We will post ceremony highlights a few days after the ceremony on the commencement website.

Honors Cords:
  • Undergraduates who are expected to graduate with Latin Honors or University Honors (as of August 2015) should pick up their gold cords during Cap and Gown Distribution to wear during their ceremonies.


We look forward to seeing you at our 130th commencement ceremonies on December 16!