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Graduation Commencement Information

Undergraduate Commencement

  • College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education & University College

Saturday, May 7, 2016 in the Koehler Fieldhouse
Student Lineup begins at 8:15 AM, 2nd floor of the Koehler Fieldhouse
Procession begins at 8:45 AM

  • College of Business and Management and College of Health Sciences

Saturday, May 7, 2016 in the Koehler Fieldhouse
Student Lineup begins at 12:45 PM, 2nd floor of the Koehler Fieldhouse
Procession begins at 1:15 PM

Commencement Rehearsal

  • College of Arts and Sciences & College of Education & University College

Friday, May 6, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM
Koehler Fieldhouse

  • College of Business and Management &College of Health Sciences

Friday, May 6, 2016
Time: 2:30 PM
Koehler Fieldhouse

Graduation Services Mission

The mission of Graduation Services is to assist students in the final steps of their academic journey at East Stroudsburg University. Located in the Student Enrollment Center, Graduation Services is responsible for assisting students with preparing for graduation and the commencement ceremony. Services include enrollment and graduation counseling, graduation application processing, degree audit maintenance, graduation clearances, production and distribution of diploma, identification of Latin honors, coordination of the Graduation Festival and assistance with the commencement ceremony.

Any questions concerning commencement and graduation can be directed to graduation@esu.edu or (570) 422-2815.

The members of the Graduation Services Team are:

  • Milagros Casillas, Assistant Registrar/Graduation Services
  • Robert Jenkins, Graduation Clearance Coordinator

Please click here for more information on Preparing for Graduation, Graduation Festival and Day of Graduation/Commencement.

In order to have your degree conferred for May 2016, all change of grades will need to be completed by May 13.

Note: All diplomas will display what degree a student has earned (i.e. Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, etc) only. The students specific major will be on their transcript for verification of degree earned as per PASSHE guidelines.

Important dates to consider for the upcoming May 2016 undergraduate graduation.

  • March 30: Graduation Festival from 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM in the University Bookstore
  • March 31: Graduation Festival from 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM in the University Bookstore
  • May 13: Final grades are due from professors by 11:00 AM
  • May 13: This is the final date that transcripts for study off-campus must be received by the Student Enrollment Center. Transcripts received in the Student Enrollment Services later than this date will not be counted toward May 2016 graduation. Students who miss this deadline will not be able to graduate with a May 2016 graduation date and will need to reapply to graduate for the following semester.
  • May 20-June 10: Final review of graduation requirements. Students with outstanding deficiencies will be notified
  • June 17: (Anticipated) Begin production and distribution of diplomas

If you have not completed the requirements for your degree after grades are posted, you will be notified by regular first class mail. It is imperative to reapply for graduation at the beginning of the semester that you plan to graduate.