Frequently Asked Questions

Below you will find frequently asked questions. Some questions are related to all graduating students and some questions are specific to your degree type. So, be sure to scroll down and read all questions pertaining to your status.

All Candidates


Bachelor Degree Candidates

  • When will I get my honor cords?
    Honor cords will be given at Grad Finale to qualified Bachelor degree candidates. Click here for more information about honor cords. For questions about honors or cords, please see the Registrar's table at Grad Finale.
  • How do I know if I qualify for honors?
    Honors are determined by a student's cumulative grade point average at the completion of the previous semester. Contact the Registrar's Office to verify your eligibility.


Master Degree Candidates

  • When will I receive my hood?
    You will pick up your hood at Grad Finale, when you pick up your Regalia. Check with your department/school for more information about the Hooding Ceremonies.


Doctoral Degree Candidates

  • How do I take my measurements for my regalia?
    You will be emailed instructions to assist in taking your specific measurements for your Doctoral gown. Please contact the department secretary of your school or college for more information.