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Commencement Ceremonies

All ceremonies are scheduled to be held in the gymnasium on the Greenspring campus.  Plan about two hours for the commencement ceremony.

If you have a guest who is using a wheelchair, walker, or has special needs, please email .

Students should report to Knot Hall, Room 101, about 45 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the ceremony.

Guests should arrive early for best choice of seating. The doors to the gym open one hour prior to the beginning of the ceremony. Floor and bleacher seating is available on a first come-first served basis.

Tickets

  • Each graduating student participating in the ceremony on May 21, 2015 will receive five guest tickets.
  • All guests (including children and infants of any age) must have a ticket to enter the gym.
  • There are no extra tickets available. We anticipate the gym to be filled to the maximum capacity.
  • Overflow seating will be available in the Inscape Theatre where the ceremony will be broadcast live on the big screen.  Overflow seating is available on a first-come first-served basis.
  • The ceremonies will be broadcast live online. Friends and family may watch the ceremony from anywhere they have internet access

For questions concerning cap & gown and other purchases, please contact the Campus Store. For additional information please see our FAQs.

Graduation Fair

A representative from Herff Jones will be on campus to assist you with purchasing your graduation regalia (cap, gown, etc.), class rings, announcements, and other graduation items on the following dates:

Greenspring – Campus Store
Monday March 23, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Owings Mills – Campus Store
Tuesday March 24, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday March 25, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

You may order online through Herff Jones beginning Thursday, March 26.  The deadline to place online orders is April 20, 2015.  After this date additional fees will apply. Diploma frames are available (limited stock) in the Campus Store, save $25 on shipping cost! You may also order frames at Framing Success.

If you have any questions regarding your cap & gown or other orders, please contact the Campus Store.

Photos

GradImages® will be available prior to the ceremony should you want an individual photo. Additional photos will be taken after your diploma is presented to you and you will have the option to purchase a video. Information will be given to graduates by the photographer the day of commencement prior to the ceremony.


Commencement Rehearsal

Friday, May 15, 2015
3 p.m.
Greenspring Campus Gymnasium

Rehearsal typically lasts approximately one hour. You do NOT need your cap & gown for rehearsal. Students in the School of Graduate and Professional Studies are not required to attend rehearsal.  GPS students should continue to check SU email for information including a link to a video for the things you need to know for commencement.


Baccalaureate

Monday, May 18, 2015
7 p.m.
Greenspring Campus Gym

This is a final gathering of the graduating class before graduation. The event, planned by the Senior Class Council, commemorates the completion of one phase of the student's life and celebrates the opening of another. It is a ceremony of prayer, thanksgiving and blessing suitable for all religions. All graduates, along with their guests, are encouraged to attend. Graduating students should wear their cap & gown (no hood).  For additional information please contact, .


Traditional Nurses Pinning

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
7 p.m.
Greenspring Campus Gym

A ceremony is held in May and December to present the nursing graduates with their Stevenson University nursing pins. All nursing graduates, their families, and friends are invited to attend. For additional information please contact .


Graduate and Professional Studies Nurses Pinning

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
4:30 p.m.
Greenspring Inscape Theatre

A ceremony is held in May and December to present the Graduate and Professional Studies nursing graduates with their Stevenson University nursing pins. All nursing graduates, their families, and friends are invited to attend. For additional information please contact .

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Office of the Registrar
1525 Greenspring Valley Road
Stevenson, MD 21153
Phone: 443-334-2206
Fax: 443-334-2623

 
 

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