Fall Commencement 2017

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Congratulations Graduates!


This year's Fall Commencement Exercise will be held Friday, December 8 at 10:00 a.m. in the Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex on the Lorman  campus.

Prospective graduates must place orders for their cap and gown online at To pick up your regalia, and participate in Commencement, you must be cleared by selected institutional offices. Official signatures and/or official office stamps from the Offices of Business Affairs, Student Affairs, Public Safety, and the University Libraries are required. Once obtained, the completed form must be submitted to the Office of Business Affairs. Caps and gowns will be issued the week of Commencement in the Multipurpose Center located in the Campus Union Building. The deadline to place your order is September 29, 2017. There will be no exceptions made regarding this process. Student clearance forms are available in the Office of Student Affairs. "Only those students who have completed all requirements for their degree will be allowed to participate in the commencement ceremony."

The Commencement link will be used as your resource page for upcoming details in regards to the commencement ceremonies. We invite you to apply for admission to graduate and/or professional school(s) and especially Alcorn State University Graduate Programs.


Important dates & Deadlines!


Place Order for Cap and Gown

Wed., Sept. 13
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Multipurpose Room, Campus Union
Place Order for Cap and Gown 
Wed., Sept. 20
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m

Multipurpose Room, Campus Union

Last Day to Place Order for Cap and Gown
Fri., Sept. 29


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