Concordia Experience

Graduate Students

Friday, March 28

Doctoral Apparel Rental Deadline 

In order to participate in the commencement ceremony, you must order academic apparel. Click here for order information. 

Thursday, April 3

Master Apparel Deadline

In order to participate in the commencement ceremony, you must order academic apparel. Click here for order information. 

Friday, April 11

Graduation Fee

As noted in the Concordia University Graduate Catalog, a graduation fee of $120.00 is assessed to all students who are to receive a degree regardless of participation in the commencement ceremony. The fee has been posted to your student tuition account. Note: This fee is not your cap/gown charge.

Friday, April 18, 3:30 p.m.

Account Balances 

All outstanding debt assessed on your tuition account with the University must be paid in full on or before this date. Students with outstanding balances will not be eligible to pick-up tickets or participate in the graduation ceremony

Payments may also be made online via a secure website:  (Enter "Method of Payment" in search site box)

Friday, May 9, 5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Ticket Pick-Up

Tickets should be picked up before rehearsal.  If you are unable to pick up your tickets in person, a friend may do so with your written permission.  There will be limited late ticket pick-up in Addison Hall 158 between 1:45 p.m. and 2:15 p.m. only on Saturday.

Friday, May 9, 6:45 p.m.

Grad Rehearsal

A mandatory commencement rehearsal will be held in the Geiseman Gymnasium.  Marching Guides will be provided at rehearsal during check-in regarding marching protocol and seating assignments.

Saturday, May 10 at 3:00 p.m.  (Lineup at 2:15 p.m.)

Commencement Ceremony

All participants are asked to arrive at 2:15 p.m. to begin lining up in the first floor of the Krentz Center.

Contact Information

Office of the Dean of Students
708 209-3005

Office of the Registrar
Addison Hall 155
Phone: 708-209-3165

Office of Student Business Services
Addison Hall 156-A