Commencement 2019 at Rosemont College
Commencement at Rosemont College takes place on Saturday, May 11, 2019. We will offer live-streaming of the ceremony, so if you can't make it in person you'll still be able to cheer on your Rosemont graduate from afar.
All candidates must be cleared to graduate by their Program and the Registrar's Office. Degree candidates must fulfill all academic requirements for their degree as outlined in the Academic Catalogue.
Students who do not meet the academic criteria will be ineligible to participate in the 2019 Commencement. Students will be notified in early March of their eligibility to receive their degree in May. To verify academic eligibility, please contact the Office of the Registrar at 610-527-0200 ext. 2307.
Students must contact the bookstore with questions about their Academic Attire at 610-527-0200 ext.2250. No payment is necessary; the cost of academic attire is included in the Graduation Fee.
Caps, gowns, and hoods will be available for pick-up at the College Book Store (Alumnae Hall – lower level) from May 6 until May 10 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Monday and Friday and from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
Students must be financially cleared prior to picking up their cap and gown. Academic attire may be kept by each graduate.
Special recognition will be given to graduates with alumni connections during the Commencement Ceremony and alumni related to graduates are invited to assist in the conferral of degrees. Photos of alumni and graduates will be taken on the day of Commencement.
Graduates with family alumni connections to Rosemont College are encouraged to contact Joe Darrah, Director of Alumni Relations, at 610-527-0200 ext. 2805 firstname.lastname@example.org.
All students who participate in the Commencement Ceremony will receive a "ceremonial" diploma from the President on stage. At the conclusion of the Commencement Ceremony, official diplomas will be distributed in the library to all students who have received academic and financial clearances.
Please note: Diplomas will not be disbursed until the Commencement Ceremony ends. Students who are not participating in Commencement will indicate on the diploma form how they will receive their diploma (pick up or mailed).
All members of the Rosemont community are invited to attend. Students and faculty are encouraged to wear their academic attire.
A buffet style lunch will be available for $10.00 on the day of Commencement from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Cardinal Hall. All are welcome to attend. Graduates and faculty are guests of the College.
Undergraduate College, School of Graduate Studies, School of Professional Studies
All faculty – Immaculate Conception Chapel
Platform party/senior staff – Main Building
The procession of graduates, led by the macebearer and color guard, will exit Alumnae Hall and proceed across the bridge. The procession will pass the pond and proceed to the cochere of Main Building. The procession will continue past the Immaculate Conception Chapel and Main Building and will enter the tent on Connelly Green. The faculty, senior staff, and the platform party will join the line of procession and enter the tent on Connelly Green.