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Commencement Q&A

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation from Rosemont! As a soon-to-be Rosemont graduate, we want to keep you informed about commencement and graduation information.

Q: What day will ceremonies be held?

A: This year’s commencement ceremonies for the Undergraduate College and School of Graduate and Professional Studies will be on Saturday, May 14th, 2022.

Q: What time will my ceremony be?

A: Undergraduate College Ceremony 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Connelly Green

School of Graduate and Professional Studies Ceremony 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Connelly Green 

In the event of inclement weather, the ceremonies will take place in the Hirsh Community Center.

Q: How many guests may I bring?

A: Tickets are NOT required for either the Undergraduate College Ceremony or the School of Graduate and Professional Studies Ceremony. There will be seating for 400 guests and seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. If you plan on inviting a large number of guests, please encourage them to bring lawn chairs.

Q: When will I get my cap, gown, and hood?

A: Regalia is expected to arrive the first week in May. Further instructions on the distribution of the regalia will be forthcoming.

Q: If I already received my diploma in the Fall or Winter of 2021, will I receive another one?

A: No, if you are a 2021 graduate, your Rosemont diploma was mailed to your home address.  During the ceremony, you will be handed a ceremonial diploma by President Boyers. 2022 graduates will pick up their diploma following their ceremony.  (They will be mailed to those who do not attend.)

Q: Will there be a photographer there to take pictures?

A: Yes, a photographer from Legacy will be at the Undergraduate College and School of Graduate and Professional Studies Commencement ceremonies to take a photograph of the graduate at their special moment of recognition. After the ceremony, you may order photographs online.

Since these professional photographs will be available, family members and guests are encouraged to remain in their seats, relax and enjoy the ceremony.

Q: What happens next?

A: Expect to receive an email from Rosemont College Commencement on May 4rd that will include information about regalia distribution as well as specific instructions for the ceremonies. Be sure to frequently check