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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 2019

March

  • Mid-March: Graduation application for fall 2019 opens on Eagle Services

September

  • Student speaker selection process begins
  • September 11: Career Center Job & Internship Fair, 1-4 p.m., Bender Arena

October

  • Mid-October: Online regalia order form is activated for all students who are made eligible to graduate by their academic advisors
  • October 14: Deadline to purchase doctoral regalia
  • October 31: Deadline to submit Application to Graduate 
  • October 31: Graduation Fair, noon - 6 p.m., MGC Rooms 2-4

November

  • November 11: Deadline to order regalia
  • November 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.

December

  • December 13-14: Regalia, parking passes, and ticket distribution in the Bridge Cafe. Friday, December 13 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, December 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Spring 2020

September

  • September 11: Career Center Job and Internship Fair, 
    1-4 p.m., Bender Arena

October

  • Late October: Graduation application for spring 2020 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 on Eagle Services

March

  • Career Center Job and Internship Fair
  • March 6: Deadline to purchase doctoral regalia
  • Mid-March: Online regalia order form is activated for all students who are made eligible to graduate by their academic advisors
  • March (TBD): Student award nominations due
  • March 25-26: Graduation Fair, noon - 6 p.m., Mary Graydon Center, Rooms 2-5

April

  • April 10: Deadline to order regalia
  • April 27: 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

  • April 29-May 5: 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)
  • Graduates will be able to sign up on the "ticket wait list" for the chance to receive one additional ticket. Students will be contacted if a ticket becomes available. We do not know how many tickets will be available if any.
  • May 6-8: Regalia, parking passes, and ticket distribution - Tavern, Mary Graydon Center, first floor. Wednesday, May 6 through Friday, May 8 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • May 9-10: Last minute regalia, parking passes and ticket distribution - Bridge Cafe, Butler, second floor. Saturday, May 9 from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.