I graduated in August '03 or December '03, but for some reason, I did not receive a diploma yet. Will I get mine at commencement?
If you havent received your diploma yet, please e-mail or call Peggy Conroy-Martin. She will find out why you havent received yours and will let you know what can be done to get the situation corrected. For commencement, you will get a certificate in your diploma case.
When is Graduate Rehearsal?
Graduate Rehearsal will take place on Tuesday, May 11, 2004 at 1:00 PM in the Houston Field House.
I wont be here for rehearsal, what should I do?
If you cannot attend rehearsal, please refer to the Commencement 2004 Web site a few days in advance of graduation and review the maps which detail the line up procedure. It is also recommended that you arrive no later than 8:30 AM on Commencement morning for further instructions.
I am not living in this area, can I order my cap and gown by phone or online?
The Rensselaer Bookstore coordinates the rental and sale of caps, gowns, and hoods for the ceremony. Regalia can be ordered from the Bookstore beginning in March 2004. The bookstore can be contacted at (518) 276-6555.
Who is the Celebration Picnic for, where is it and what do I do if Id like to attend with my guests?
As part of the campus celebration, there will be a campus picnic hosted by President Shirley Ann Jackson after the Commencement ceremony. The picnic will be on the '86 Field and the Hassan Quadrangle. Tickets for the picnic, which are free of charge, will be distributed by mail with the Commencement 2004 tickets.
Who will I contact with a variety of questions regarding the ceremony and ticket distribution?
Your contact person will be Peggy Conroy-Martin. Peggy can be reached by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone (518-276-6621).
The staff in Student Records & Financial Services is thrilled to welcome you back for Commencement 2004. It will be a memorable and wonderful day for all of us!