Commencement Ceremony

Letter to Graduates and Parents

October 1, 2012

Dear Candidate for Graduation:

Caps, gowns and hoods can be acquired from the UD Bookstore.  Please contact Jennifer Napier at (937) 229-3233 to make arrangements. Caps and gowns must be worn by all graduates participating in the ceremony, unless the graduate is in military dress uniform.  Undergraduate students who graduated with honors may obtain honor cords through the Bookstore.

Baccalaureate Mass – Friday, December 14, 2012 at 4:30 pm in the UD Chapel.  Please contact Colleen Brown, (937)229-2019, or, if you are able to be a Eucharistic Minister, Reader, or otherwise assist at Mass.

Commencement Exercises – Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 9:45 am in the UD Arena.  Graduates need to arrive by 9:00 am.  Directions to the Arena can be found at

Name Pronunciation clarification, if desired, should be submitted by December 7, 2012 to

In absentia - Graduates not attending the ceremony should email by December 7, 2012.

You are encouraged to complete the electronic graduation survey being sent to all candidates.  Thank you.

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