Political Science Recognition

FIRST!  Please realize that you have to apply for graduation in order to graduate!

Students must apply for graduation online through Pirate Port at least one semester prior to completing the requirements of the degree as stated by the Academic Catalog. Please visit the Office of the Registrar’s graduation web page for deadlines and instructions on applying to graduate.

Second:  Please remember there are 2 different opportunities to be recognized: University Commencement and the Department Recognition Ceremony.

University Commencement

Each fall and spring semester the University schedules the main university ceremony.

The Spring 2023 University Commencement will be on Friday, May 5, 2023, in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium at 10:00 AM to celebrate the Class of 2023.  Details about the ceremonies can be found here.

Please note that you have to RSVP to let the Commencement Office know you will be attending and how many guests to expect.  If you do not RSVP by April 14, 2023, at 11:59 pm, you will not be allowed to participate. The link to RSVP to the University Commencement Ceremony is here.

Department Recognition Ceremony

The Department of Political Science will host the Spring 2023 Department Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, May 6, 2023, inside Wright Auditorium at 12:00 PM.

The ceremony will require guest tickets as they are held at indoor venues with limited seating in most cases. Information about guest tickets, how/when to pick them up and the number of tickets will be announced in the coming 1-2 weeks.

Please note that you have to RSVP for the Departmental Recognition Ceremony. You can RSVP for the Departmental Recognition Ceremony by filling out the form below.