Shaw University 150

Commencement Important Dates and Deadlines

Date/Deadline  Activity/Task 
September 30, 2014   Deadline for Applications for Fall 2014 Graduates 
November 14, 2014  Deadline for Applications for Spring 2015 Graduates 
March 1 – 30, 2015  Order Academic Regalia & Invitations/Announcements 
https://collegegrad.herffjones.com/
September 21-25, 2015
November 12-18, 2015
Assessment Days
ETS Proficiency Profile
Student Instructional Report (SIR II)
April 1, 2015 Start Graduation Clearance Process
April 16, 2015  University Awards Day (11:00 AM) 
May 4 – May 8, 2015 Final Clearance Process
May 4 – May 8, 2015   Academic Regalia available for pick-up at the Bookstore 
April 28 – May 1, 2015  Final Exams for Prospective Graduates 
May 3, 2015  Senior Worship Service and Baccalaureate Service (5:00 PM) 
Main Campus – Thomas  Boyd Chapel 

(For Baccalaureate Service,graduates are required to be dressed in full academic regalia; line-up willbe at the bell tower outside of Thomas Boyd Chapel)
 
May 8, 2015 

Commencement Rehearsal (10:30 AM) 
Downtown Raleigh Convention Center – Exhibit Halls A&B 

(Mandatory for all persons who have completed the Graduation Clearance Process and plan to participate in the Commencement Exercise) 

(Graduates are required to arrive by 10:00 AM; they should bring the academic hood and cap) 
May 9, 2015  Commencement Exercise (10:00 AM) 
Downtown Raleigh Convention Center - Exhibit Halls A&B

(Graduates are required to arrive at 7:30AM dressed in full academic regalia; line-up will be in the Spaulding Gymnasium)