Information & Guidelines

Below you will find all the information and requirements relating to graduation for the class of 2024. 

Updated 4/17/2024

Ceremony & Rehearsal Details

Date & Time

Ceremony: Saturday, May 11th at 10:00AM. Graduates should arrive by 9:00AM.

Graduation Rehearsal: Friday, May 10th at 10:00AM in Room 125/126/127. This is the only practice that will be held. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOU ATTEND.

Caps & Gowns

Great Bay will cover the cost for your cap and gown. Items will be shipped to the address provided on your order. 

Guest Information

Please limit guests to four (4) per Graduate. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Overflow viewing areas will be available on an as-needed basis.


Parking is available on campus on a first come first serve basis.

Please note parking is not permitted at the Passport Center and vehicles will be towed.

Other Key Information

Intent to Graduate Form

The deadline to participate in the 2024 Commencement ceremony has passed.  You may still submit your Intent to Graduate form, if you have not done so already. The diploma will be mailed to your address after the Ceremony (Spring graduates) or after Summer term has ended (Summer graduates).

PTK Members

Please remember to contact Kelly McDonough at [email protected] regarding PTK membership cords to be worn at Graduation.

Honors Cords for Degree Students

Honors cords for degree students to be worn at Graduation will be provided at rehearsal. Cumulative grade point average must be 3.30 or higher.

Student Veterans

Veteran cords to be worn at Graduation will be provided at rehearsal.

Outstanding Fees & Fines

ALL FEES AND FINES (library fines, etc.) MUST BE CLEARED BEFORE FINAL EXAMS. If these are not cleared before graduation, you will not receive your diploma.

Financial Aid Exit Counseling

All graduating students who have borrowed federal loads should complete the Financial Aid Exit Counseling online at