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Fall 2019 Graduation Date Information

Deadline for Graduation Application | October 1

Graduation Salute | November 6 - 8

Deadline for Departmental Orders | October 28

Deadline for Faculty Orders | October 28

Deadline for Homeship for Bachelor | December 2
for Masters & Doctorates | December 2

Graduation Distribution | December 18 ~ 21

Graduation Days |  Details at Student/Faculty Page

Deadline for Faculty Rental Returns | January 10





See Students/Faculty Pages for Comencement Dates, Times and Locations.
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Graduation Date |  December 21, 2019


Applying to Graduate

Students must apply to graduate by October 1, 2019 to be included in the Fall 2019 commencement program. Students graduating in the spring or the following summer are invited to attend spring commencement. For instructions on how to apply to graduate visit the website for the Office of the Registrar.

Application deadlines for each semester are as follows:

Graduation TermApplication Deadlines
SpringMarch 1
SummerJuly 1
FallOctober 1


Pre-Order Regalia

Students are highly encouraged to pre-order regalia to ensure correct colors and sizes are available. Students who have not pre-ordered will still be able to pick up regalia during the Grad Salute and Grad Distribution events, but the Bookstore cannot guarantee that exact sizes and colors will be available.



Graduate Salute

  • November 6  | 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • November 7  | 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • November 8  | 10:00am - 6:00pm

During Graduate Salute, you can

  • Pick up your Gown, Cap & Tassel. (See Instructions Here)
  • Order official U of A class rings, announcements, & diploma frames. Special promotional pricing is available only during grad salute.
  • Receive a FREE, no obligation portrait sitting. Please come dressed and prepared to take a picture.
  • Enter to win a free diploma frame and Razorback gear compliments of the University Bookstore, Alumni Association, & Senior Class Gift.


Graduate Distribution

Pick up your gown, cap and tassel at the Bookstore on these dates.

  • December 18  | 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • December 19  | 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • December 20  | 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • December 21  | 7:30am - 12:00pm

This is your last chance to pick up your Regalia(See Instructions Here) before graduation or make any last minute exchanges for sizes. Portrait sittings, Balfour representatives, and other vendors are only available during Graduate Salute and not during Graduation Distribution.



Commencement Times, Dates and Locations

All Colleges
December 21 | 9:00am | Bud Walton Arena



Important Links & Information



Graduation FAQ

Faculty

Graduation Date |  December 21




Deadlines

Deadline for Departmental Stoles, Cords, Regalia Order and Delivery |  October 28
Last day to Place Faculty Custom Regalia Rental |  October 28
Last day to Return Regalia without a Fee |  January 10



Graduate Distribution

Pick up your rental regalia at the Bookstore on these dates.

  • December 18  | 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • December 19  | 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • December 20  | 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • December 21  | 7:30am - 12:00pm

Payment for rental regalia is due at the time of pickup. The Bookstore accepts cash, check, all major credit cards & Pcards. If your department pays for your regalia please have the payment information on hand.

Please note: the Bookstore no longer accepts blanket PO's unless special arrangements have been made beforehand.



Commencement Times, Dates and Locations

All Colleges
December 21 | 9:00am | Bud Walton Arena



Graduation FAQ

When is graduation?

Fall 2019 Graduation is December 21, 2019. — See Details Here.

How do I order regalia?

Faculty can order regalia here starting September 1. Faculty and staff must login using their UARK username and password. If faculty have ordered before their previous order information will be displayed. They can then either edit their information, or submit their order. Any edits will need to be submitted before the order can be submitted. Faculty with no previous order history will have the option to complete their information in the blank fields. All required information will need to be submitted before they can submit their order. All information edits will receive email confirmations as well as all submitted order. An order is not submitted unless you receive and email confirmation of the submitted order.

How can I pay for regalia?

Payment for rental regalia is due at the time of pickup. The Bookstore accepts cash, check, all major credit cards, and departmental P-Cards. If your department pays for your regalia please have the payment information on hand.


Regalia Prices:

DOCTOR
Gown • Cap • Tassel  $29.50
Hood $25.00
Tam $39.00

MASTER
Gown • Cap • Tassel  $25.60
Hood $24.00

BACHELOR
Gown • Cap • Tassel  $23.00

When and where do I need to return my regalia?

The deadline to return all rental regalia for Fall 2019 Graduation is January 10, 2020. Returns after this date are subject to a late fee.

After commencement please return all rental regalia (including cap, gown, tassel, and hood) to the Supply Department counter located on the second floor of the Bookstore. Please confirm with the attendant that all items have been returned in full and that there are no issues. You should also receive an email confirmation of the return.

Note to departments returning regalia in bulk: Regalia for faculty MUST be complete, individually packaged, and labeled. Failure to do so will significantly delay the return process and could result in issues crediting faculty correctly. Please have department representatives stay throughout the return process to ensure that all faculty regalia is matched correctly.



Questions about Regalia and Graduation Accessories?
Call: (479) 575-2999 | Email