For the most up-to-date information about Commencement, please see the WVU May Commencement website.
Students must apply to graduate during the semester they intend to graduate. Please see the WVU Registrar's step-by-step instructions.
Would you like to walk in the May 2021 Commencement Ceremony, but you still have credits to complete? Request permission to participate in Commencement Ceremony prior to completion of degree requirements.
What to Wear
Graduates must wear traditional regalia (academic caps and gowns), which can be purchased at the downtown or Evansdale WVU Bookstore, 304-293-7467 or online from Herff Jones. No regalia will be sold at the venue.
What color is associated with my field of study and/or degree for my tassel?
Undergraduate and Graduate Programs
||(Science) Golden Yellow
|Au.D. Candidates||Kelly Green*
*Can only be purchased at the WVU-HSC Bookstore, 112-G Health Sciences Center
|All Ed.D. Candidates||Light blue|
|All Ph.D. Candidates||Dark blue|
See the WVU Commencement Attire page for more information about attire requirements including cords and stoles.
Students can purchase customized graduation announcements at www.herffjones.com/college/wvu or at the WVU Downtown Bookstore next to the Mountainlair.
For questions, contact Kim Mocniak at email@example.com.