Information for Undergraduate, Graduate, and CCE Degree Recipients
Friday, May 6, 2016
5 p.m. - Plourde Recreation Campus, Assumption College Campus
His Excellency, Most Rev. Robert J. McManus, Bishop of Worcester, will preside at this Mass. This religious celebration is open to all graduating students, their families and their guests. There is no limit to the number of people who may attend.
A Reception will follow in the Laska Gymnasium immediately after the Baccalaureate Mass.
Questions about the Mass? Contact the Office of Campus Ministry at (508) 767-7419
Saturday, May 7, 2016
Commencement Exercises: DCU Center
Procession begins at 9:40 a.m.; ceremony at 10 a.m.
Tickets are not required, and there is no limit on the number of guests who may attend.
Academic Regalia (cap and gown)
If you are a candidate for graduation, and have been financially and academically cleared to graduate, you may pick up your cap and gown at the Assumption College Bookstore the week prior to commencement. To insure that we have the correct size for you, you may order your regalia online through the following link: Assumption College student cap and gown order form. If you have questions regarding your academic regalia, please contact the Assumption College Bookstore at 508-767-7211.
Faculty may rent their regalia through the following link: Assumption College faculty rental regalia order form.
Announcements / Invitations
The announcements are not tickets, but a formal written announcement of your impending graduation that you can share with family and friends. These will be available for purchase at the bookstore.
Flowers will be available for purchase at the DCU Center on commencement day.
Assumption College has contracted with Commencement Photos, Inc., to take close-up photos of each individual student as you receive your diploma. There will be two different photography shots taken of each student during the ceremony; one as they receive their diploma (action shot) and one as they exit the stage with diploma in hand (posed shot). Parents, family, and friends will be allowed to take pictures only from designated spots along the sides of the tent. Commencement Photos, Inc., will contact each student at his/her home address regarding the ordering and purchasing of the photos. Questions? Contact Commencement Photos directly at 978-851-5924 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assumption College has contracted Collins Video Services of Fitchburg to videotape the Commencement Exercises. The company will contact each student at his/her home address regarding placing an order for the video. It will also be possible to order a copy of the video on the day of Commencement.
Questions? Contact Arthur Collins at 978-697-3537. Commencement Video Order Form.
Moving Out of Residence Halls
Students are expected to move out of campus housing by 6:00 pm on Saturday, May 7, 2016. Staff will be available in each area until then, or students can utilize the express checkout system. All trash must be removed, and all carpeting, floors, appliances, and fixtures should be cleaned to the best of your ability. If you have any additional questions, please contact Residential Life at ext. 7505.