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2013 Graduates of Online Campus

March or May Degree Date

Jumping graduate All students who anticipate a degree completion date of March or May 2013 must file a Declaration of Candidacy for Degree form through Cougartrack. There is also a graduation fee of $75 for an undergraduate degree and $120 for a graduate degree; this fee is payable at the time of filing and is not related to ceremony participation.

After the Evaluations Department has processed the Declaration, students will receive a degree pre-clearance checklist confirming degree requirement completion by the degree date indicated. The pre-clearance does not confirm ceremony participation.

Ceremony Participation

Columbia, MO Ceremony

To participate in the Columbia, MO main campus commencement ceremony on May 11, 2013 students must:

  • File a Declaration of Candidacy for Degree form on Cougartrack.
  • Complete an Application for Commencement Ceremony available through Cougartrack
    (Caps and gowns are ordered by Columbia College using information provided on the Application for Commencement Ceremony.)

Note: Two Commencement Ceremonies are held on the main campus, each lasting approximately 90 minutes; 12:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Students may participate in either ceremony and must indicate which ceremony they would like to participate in when completing the Application of Commencement Ceremony.

The deadline to sign up is March 15, 2013.

Nationwide Campus ceremonies

To participate in a ceremony at one of our Nationwide Campuses across the country students must:

  • File a Declaration of Candidacy for Degree form on Cougartrack.
  • Complete an Application for Commencement Ceremony available through Cougartrack. Students must indicate at which campus they want to participate.
    (Caps and gowns are ordered by Columbia College using information provided on the Application for Commencement Ceremony.)

For information on ceremony dates and times at our campuses across the country, please contact the campus directly or view the online commencement schedule.

Announcements

Announcements can be ordered from the following website:
http://www.herffjones.com/college/graduation/.

Additional information will be provided to participating graduates after the deadline date. If you have any questions, please contact the Online Campus at (800) 231-2391, ext. 7246. If you plan on participating in the ceremony and you or your guests have any special needs, please contact the Online Campus Department by March 15, 2013.