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Monday, March 04, 2013 - Upcoming graduation fair required for all senior students
By Carin Inglis, media relations intern

All students planning to graduate in April are required to attend the upcoming graduation fair.

The graduation fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, in the Barnes and Noble Bookstore, located in the lower level of the Oakland Center.

At the fair, students should go to the Academic Affairs table for their commencement confirmation and to pick up any guest tickets. All guests are required to have tickets in order to attend commencement. Students who are unable to attend the fair may send a family member or friend to pick up tickets. A permission letter and a copy of the student’s photo ID are required.

Graduation regalia will be available in the Barnes and Noble Bookstore beginning Saturday, March 9. All graduates are required to wear all black regalia for the commencement ceremony.

Graduation announcement, class rings, diploma frames and graduation photography will also be available at the graduation fairs.

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Spring commencement is scheduled for Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27, in the Athletics O’Rena. For more information, visit

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