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Dates and Deadlines

Expected graduates will receive monthly email updates to their AU email accounts. Please share this information with family and others who are expected to attend commencement. 

Fall 2018

March

  • Mid-March: Graduation application for fall 2018 opens on Eagle Services

September

  • Student speaker selection process begins
  • September 26: Career Center Job & Internship Fair, 1-4 p.m., Bender Arena

October

  • Mid-October: Online regalia rental form is activated for all students who are cleared to graduate by their academic advisors
  • October 15: Deadline to purchase regalia
  • October 31: Deadline to submit Application to Graduate 
  • October 31: Graduation Fair, noon - 6 p.m., MGC Rooms 2-4

November

  • November 12: Deadline to order rental regalia
  • November 30: Regalia online ordering portal closes at 5 p.m. Additional late orders will only be available on a walk-up basis at regalia distribution.

December

  • December 14-15: Regalia, parking passes, and ticket distribution - Location TBD. Friday, December 14 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, December 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • December 16: Deadline to return rental regalia. All rental regalia must be returned by 4 p.m. on Sunday, December 16 to Location TBD.

Spring 2019

September

  • September 26: Career Center Job and Internship Fair

October

  • Late October: Graduation application for spring 2019 opens on Eagle Services

January

  • Late January: Nomination process begins for University Awards, including Student Achievement Awards, Scholarship and Service, and President's Award

February

  • Schools and colleges begin student speaker selection process (contact your school's dean's office)
  • February 1: Deadline to submit Application to Graduate

March

  • Career Center Job and Internship Fair
  • March 8: Deadline to purchase regalia
  • Mid-March: Online regalia rental form is activated for all students who are cleared to graduate by their academic advisors
  • March 22: Student award nominations due
  • March 26-27: Graduation Fair, noon - 6 p.m., MGC Rooms 2-4

April

  • April 8: Deadline to order rental regalia
  • April 29: Regalia online ordering portal closes at 5 p.m. Additional late orders will only be available on a walk-up basis at regalia distribution.

May

  • May 1-7: SIS and CAS ticket distribution begins in AU Central, Asbury Building, during normal business hours (Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday).
  • May 8-10: Regalia, parking passes, and ticket distribution - Location TBD. Wednesday, May 8 through Friday, May 10 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • May 11-12: Last minute regalia, parking passes, ticket distribution and regalia return - Location TBD. Saturday, May 11 from 8 a.m. to TBD p.m. and Sunday, May 12 from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • May 12: Deadline to return rental regalia. All rental regalia must be returned by 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 12 to Location TBD.