Before Commencement

Applying for Your Degree

  • Apply for your degree by the end of your junior year. Application for degree can be found on Self Service.
  • Formally applying for your degree is a requirement for graduation
  • Changing your graduation term? Contact the Office of the Registrar.

Ordering Caps and Gowns

  • All candidates are required to wear regulation cap and gown, purchased from the Bookstore.
  • Doctoral and Master’s degree candidates should contact the Bookstore at least a month in advance to ensure a timely arrival for their cap, gown, and hood ensemble.

Ordering Announcements

  • Contact the Bookstore at 812-488-2678 to order your University of Evansville announcements.

Honors Cords

  • Honors cords are awarded to students meeting honors requirements (3.50 minimum GPA) as of the 2019 Winter Intersession term.
  • Notifications to pick up honors cord will be send just prior to the ceremony.
  • Final University honors for diplomas and transcripts are awarded upon graduation.

Line Number

  • Line Numbers are assigned and emailed to students during prior to the ceremony.
  • This number tells you where to stand in line for the procession.

Office Phone:

Office Email:

Event Location:
The Ford Center