MAE Departmental Graduation Ceremony
Fall 2013 Graduation Ceremony
1:00PM - December 19, 2013
Before the ceremony
- Graduates must wear a cap and gown (the NCSU Bookstore will contact you regarding cap and gown purchases).
- Please report by 12:00 PM and line up in alphabetical order (faculty will be on hand to assign you a number and help find your place in line), please stay in line once you are in order. We will instruct you on the ceremony prodecure while you are in line.
- Handicap seating is available, with room for one person to sit with each handicap guest; marshals are on hand for directions.
- Parking is located in front of McKimmon with plenty of handicap parking.
- A professional photographer will be present to take your photo. You are under no obligation to purchase the photographs. Photographs can be ordered directly from the photographer at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 919.967.9576 or 800.722.7033.
During the ceremony
- You will receive a diploma cover at the ceremony (the diploma will be mailed to your home address several weeks later so please update your address with Registration and Records).
- The graduation procession will march onto the floor at 1:00PM. The ceremony will start with a welcome from Dr. Gould, MAE Department Head, and guest speakers.
- Presentation of diplomas will begin with graduate students and proceed through undergraduate degrees (order: PhD AE, PhD ME, MS AE, MS ME, BS AE, BS ME).
- When Dr. Tran calls your name, walk onto the stage, accept your diploma and congratulations from Dr. Gould, and pause for a picture (marshals will be on hand to direct students on/off stage).
- After closing statements by Dr. Gould, officials and graduating students will proceed out of the exhibition room. The ceremony usually lasts about an hour, depending on the number of graduates.
After the ceremony
- Students, family and friends are invited to join us for a reception immediately following the MAE graduation ceremony. Please follow the signs to the reception.
For information about the university graduation ceremony at 9:00 am on December 18, 2013, visit NCSU Registration & Records