SAU graduate 2017

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Saturday May 11, 2019 | 9 a.m.
Saint Augustine’s University Quadrangle



Thursday May 9, 2019 | 6 p.m.
Saint Augustine’s Chapel


Contact Balfour at 1.877.BALFOUR or visit their website:

A group photo will be taken prior to the Commencement ceremony. Two photos will be taken during the ceremony: one on stage with the President; a second at the bottom of the stage. Proofs will be mailed to your home address. For more information or if you do not receive your proofs, contact Photo Specialties at 919.967.9576.

Men: Black dress trousers, white shirt w/dark tie, black socks and black dress shoes.
Women: Black dress, black professional slacks or black skirt w/white blouse, flesh tone or black hosiery, black pumps or sling backs (no open toes.)
Jewelry: Small, stud earrings and one ring per hand are permitted.
Please note: Graduation attire will be monitored and enforced. Anyone not in compliance with the above requirements will not be permitted to participate in the ceremony.

The $125 charge will be posted to your account. In addition to completing all academic requirements, you must also satisfy your financial obligation to the University, in order to graduate and participate in the Commencement ceremony (cap, gown, and diploma).

All students, including those who completed their degree requirements in the summer and fall should visit to complete the Exit Loan Counseling. You will need your FAFSA PIN to retrieve your personnel account information for your Federal Student Loan.

Graduation Rehearsal is mandatory for all graduates who expect to participate in the ceremony. Be prepared to stay the entire length of the rehearsal.

Tuesday, April 24 – Thursday, April 26: Final Exams for graduating seniors
Tuesday, May 1: Final grades posted (graduating seniors) due by 4 p.m.
May 4, 2018: Commencement Letters distributed: Hunter Building, Room 106 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
Thursday, May 10: (Mandatory) 6 p.m. Baccalaureate and Honor Cord Service in Chapel
Friday, May 11: (Mandatory) 10 a.m. ROTC Commissioning in Chapel
Friday, May 11: (Mandatory) Seby Jones Auditorium Rehearsal Check-in at 12:30 p.m. with Cap and Hood
Friday, May 11: (Mandatory) Rehearsal (Graduates Only) 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.


For information about parking on campus view the Campus Map.

Programs will be available around the Quadrangle before and during the ceremony.