See the “Regalia” section in this website for instructions. Questions can be directed to the University Events Office, located on the 2nd floor of the Cullen Building or at 512-863-1483.
Commencement tickets will not be released until your cap and gown have been ordered.
Commencement tickets will only be issued upon clearance from the Business Office and the Registrar’s Office.
Pay outstanding fees and fines (parking, library, etc.) in the Business Office.
Complete all paperwork for the Registrar’s Office.
And while you’re at it, make sure Grandma doesn’t have to crash on your couch.
Make hotel reservations for out-of-town guests as soon as possible. Visit Where to Stay for a list of local accommodations. For questions, contact the University Events Office at 512-863-1483.
Make sure your friends can find you after graduation.
Join the online alumni community. Update your contact information for the online alumni directory (and browse it to find other alumni), post photos, submit Class Notes, create blogs, register for alumni events in your residential area, and much more!
Order SU Diploma Frame from the SU Bookstore at 512-863-1344.
Order photographs and a videotape of the ceremony. Videotaping details and information on photography will be mailed to your permanent address before Commencement. See the “Announcements, Photography, Rings” section on this website for further instructions.
Leave your legacy.
Make a contribution to the Class of 2013 Senior Gift, and make an investment in the future of Southwestern. Combined with gifts from parents of graduating seniors, the Senior Gift will create countless opportunities for future Pirates. You can make your gift by visiting the online gift site (www.southwestern.edu/makeagift), or by stopping by the Office of Annual Giving on the 2nd floor of the Cullen Building. Support Southwestern with any sized donation and receive a special invitation to the Senior Dinner on Tuesday May 6, 2013.