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Rensselaer Commencement 2003 Graduates
Saturday, May 17th on Harkness Field
 Commencement 2004
* Policy on Commencement Participation
* The Ceremony
* Guests with Special Requirements
* Ceremony Tickets
* Celebration Picnic Tickets
* Aug. & Dec. '03 Graduates – FAQs
* Departmental Events
* Directions, Parking, Lodging
* Commencement Shuttle Route
* Academic Regalia
     Faculty Regalia Order Form
* Rensselaer Alumni Association
* Rensselaer Bookstore
* Rensselaer Traditions
* Senior Week
* Internet Pioneer Robert Metcalfe To Speak at Commencement 2004
Honorary degree recipients also include George Bugliarello, Donald Keck, and Charles Thornton.
* Spring 2004 Degrees Awarded List
* Students graduating in May 2004 are required to fill out a degree application (PDF file).
* Graduation Check List
* Commencement Handbook (PDF file, 432 KB) The all-inclusive source of information for graduates, parents, and guests.
* If you missed Status Check, you can pick up your tickets from 9:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m. in the Registrar's Office.
* Graduation Rehearsal will be held on Tuesday, May 11 at 1:00 pm in the Houston Field House.
* Graduation Lineup will begin on the Georgian Terrace at 8:00 a.m.
Download the maps:
Lineup Map (PDF)
Inclement Weather Lineup Map (PDF)

Future Commencement Dates
Saturday, May 21, 2005
Saturday, May 20, 2006
Saturday, May 19, 2007
*These dates are subject to change



May 14th Colloquy
A discussion among the Honorary Degree recipients. The Rensselaer community is invited.

In the event of severe weather, the ceremony will be moved inside the Houston Field House. Information about a delayed start time or a delay in the ceremony will be announced on WRPI (91.5 FM).
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