Deadlines, Dates and Times
Commencement Ceremony Date and Time
April 28, 2013, 2:00pm EDT
Van Andel Arena (Seating diagrams)
130 Fulton Street West
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
February 1, 2013
Graduation Application must be on file in order to receive mailing regarding Grad Fest and purchasing cap and gown.
March 1 – 30, 2013
Caps and Gowns available for purchase at regular price during Grad Fest events and online at www.duspirit.com.
March 6 – 21, 2013
Grad Fest events held at most campuses. Refer to the 2013 Grad Fest Dates for the date and time of Grad Fest at your campus.
March 29, 2013
Last day to sign-up in order for your name appear in the Commencement program. Graduation Application must be on file. Last day to order any part of the cap and gown package at the lower price. Cap and gown availability cannot be guaranteed after this date. Higher shipping and handling charges may apply after this date.
April 19, 2013
After April 19, 2013 students will no longer be able to sign up to participate in the Commencement Ceremony or purchase any part of the cap and gown package.
April 28, 2013
Doors open at 12:30pm on April 28, 2013
Graduates should arrive by 1:00 p.m. EDT to check-in and find line-up location
Graduates must be in line by 1:45 p.m. EDT. Late arrivals may not be able to participate in the ceremony.