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Spring 2020 Graduation Date Information

Deadline for Graduation Application | March 1

Graduation Salute | March 11 - 13

Deadline for Departmental Orders | April 13

Deadline for Faculty Orders | March 30

Deadline for Homeship for Bachelor | April 19
for Masters & Doctorates | April 19

Graduation Distribution | May 5 ~ 9

Graduation Days |  Details at Student/Faculty Page

Deadline for Faculty Rental Returns | May 21





See Students/Faculty Pages for Comencement Dates, Times and Locations.
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Graduation Date |  May 8, May 9, May 16


Applying to Graduate

Students must apply to graduate by March 1, 2020 to be included in the Spring 2020 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

  • March 11  | 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • March 12  | 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • March 13  | 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.

  • May 5   | 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • May 6   | 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • May 7   | 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • May 8  | 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • May 9  | 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

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences
Friday, May 8  | 3:00pm | Bud Walton Arena


All University Commencement
Saturday, May 9  | 8:30am | Bud Walton Arena

College of Engineering
Saturday, May 9  | 12:00pm | Barnhill Arena

Sam M. Walton College of Business
Saturday, May 9  | 1:00pm | Bud Walton Arena

Fay Jones School of Architecture & Design
Saturday, May 9  | 1:00pm | Faulkner Performing Arts Center

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences
Saturday, May 9  | 3:30pm | Barnhill Arena

College of Education and Health Professions
Saturday, May 9  | 5:30pm | Bud Walton Arena


School of Law
Saturday, May 16  |  2:00pm | Fayetteville Town Center



Important Links & Information



Graduation FAQ

Faculty

Graduation Date |  May 8, May 9, May 16




Deadlines

Deadline for Departmental Stoles, Cords, Regalia Order and Delivery |  April 13
Last day to Place Faculty Custom Regalia Rental |  March 30
Last day to Return Regalia without a Fee |  May 21



Graduate Distribution

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

  • May 5   | 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • May 6   | 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • May 7   | 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • May 8  | 8:00am - 6:00pm
  • May 9  | 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

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences
Friday, May 8  | 3:00pm | Bud Walton Arena


All University Commencement
Saturday, May 9  | 8:30am | Bud Walton Arena

College of Engineering
Saturday, May 9  | 12:00pm | Barnhill Arena

Sam M. Walton College of Business
Saturday, May 9  | 1:00pm | Bud Walton Arena

Fay Jones School of Architecture & Design
Saturday, May 9  | 1:00pm | Faulkner Performing Arts Center

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences
Saturday, May 9  | 3:30pm | Barnhill Arena

College of Education and Health Professions
Saturday, May 9  | 5:30pm | Bud Walton Arena


School of Law
Saturday, May 16  |  2:00pm | Fayetteville Town Center



Graduation FAQ

When is graduation?

Spring 2020 Graduation is May 9, 2020. — See Details Here.

How do I order regalia?

Faculty can order regalia here starting February 3. 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 Spring 2020 Graduation is May 21, 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