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Fall 2017 Countdown to Commencement

Countdown to 2017 Fall Commencement

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Fall 2017 Countdown to Commencement
  1. Order rental regalia before November 10 at myAU.american.edu. Select "Academics," then "Commencement-Cap & Gown Order" (personalized link).
  2. Complete Graduation Census when ordering your regalia.
  3. Like us on Facebook for updates and links to our live commencement webcast.
  4. Update mailing address at myAU.american.edu. Select "Academics," then "Contact Information (Current Students)."
  5. Make reservation for Toast to Graduates on December 16 (free for graduates).
  6. Graduating Seniors Only: Review your transcript online. Students with Latin Honors (3.67 cumulative GPA and 60 of 120 credits at AU) should pick up a gold Honors cord with rental regalia; see Undergraduate Academic Regulations, section 5.6.

Regalia, Tickets, and Parking Passes

  • Pick up rental regalia, commencement tickets, and parking passes in Bridge Cafe (formerly Campus Store, lower level) December 15-16. Information will be emailed in late November.
  • Tickets are required for admittance to the fall commencement ceremony. Each participant will receive six tickets and one parking pass. Students must pick up tickets in person; a student ID is required.
  • Keep tickets and pass in a safe place; no replacements will be issued.
  • Guests without tickets can view the ceremony remotely in Kerwin Hall, rooms 1 and 2. The event will be broadcast live on american.edu/commencement.