Frequently Asked Questions

When is Commencement?

The Fall Commencement Ceremony will be held on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 3:00 PM in Alden Memorial.

How long does the Commencement Ceremony last?

The ceremony and reception will be approximately one hour, depending upon the number of graduates taking part.

How do I order my graduation cap & gown?

Academic regalia are available to be purchased from the Barnes & Noble Bookstore in the Rubin Campus Center. They can be contacted at +1-508-831-5247 or online at bkswpi@bncollege.com.

How do I order my graduation announcements?

You order your graduation announcements at the Barnes & Noble Bookstore in the Rubin Campus Center. They can be contacted at +1-508-831-5247 or online at bkswpi@bncollege.com

Where do I park?

Commencement parking [PDF] is available in the Higgins House lot or the Park Avenue Garage, off of Salisbury Street, or any of the other campus parking lots. 

What are the arrangements for handicap parking?

If you or your guests are physically challenged, you may be able to drop off your party on the Quadrangle where a limited number of parking spaces are reserved for that purpose. Campus Police will be available to assist guests to a reserved seating area.

Who do I contact in case of an emergency?

Contact any Campus Police Officer for help!

When will my son/daughter get their diploma?

Graduates will receive their diplomas as this time.

Will I be able to take pictures during the ceremony?

Yes, although we discourage guests from disrupting the ceremony. Standing in the aisles to take photographs is not permitted as it blocks the view of seated guests.

 
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Am I Graduating This Fall?

Should students have concerns about their graduation status, they should contact the Registrar's Office at +1-508-831-5211.