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Instructions for candidates attending Commencement

A cap, gown and stole are required to attend commencement. This regalia may be ordered directly from Jostens online with the fee paid to CSU's bookstore upon delivery or in person at Grad Finale on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 in the Columbus Room in Davidson Student Center.

Cap decoration is encouraged!

Appropriate dress for graduation includes: dark shoes, dark pants, dark dress, collared shirt, tie. Please do not bring personal items such as handbags because there is no secure holding area.

If a student needs special assistance or accommodations during the ceremony, please contact

Undergraduate Latin honors recognized at commencement will be based on GPA at the close of the previous term. Latin honors printed on transcripts and diplomas will be based on GPA after the degree has been awarded.

Participation in commencement does not guarantee that you will be awarded a degree from Columbus State University.

Diplomas are not received at commencement. Diplomas will be mailed to all students who have completed the requirements for a degree about six working weeks after the end of the term.