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Winter 2015 Commencement

 Winter Commencement Information
 DECEMBER 13, 2014     10:00 a.m.


Commencement Address:
Ann M. Costello, Director, B. Thomas Golisano Foundation

Class speakers:
Graduate Representative: Kendra Zaffuto, M.Ed., Literacy
Undergraduate Representative: Guillermo (Will) Cabrera, B.S. Health Administration-7

All graduates are expected to participate in the Commencement Ceremony. If extenuating circumstances prevent your participation, it is important that you send a letter of explanation with a request to graduate in absentia to Dr. David Basinger, Chief Academic Officer, at or by mail to Office of the Provost, Roberts Wesleyan College, 2301 Westside Drive, Rochester, NY 14624.

Commencement should be a time of enjoyment, remembrance and celebration.  Please use the information on these pages to prevent confusion and make your graduation day more enjoyable.

Please use the links to the left for information about ordering tickets, requesting a sign language interpreter or wheelchair accommodation, ordering announcements or DVDs, cap & gown pick-up, photography and other day-of-event details.

Important Notes:

December 4, 2014: Deadline for ordering Commencement Tickets for guests and deadline for requesting special accommodations for guests attending the ceremony, or for student graduates participating in the ceremony.

Pick up your pre-ordered guest tickets in the Office of Student Life.  Pre-ordered tickets not picked up before December 11, will be packaged with your Cap and Gown.

December 11 and 12, 2014: Pick-up Cap and Gown in 150 Rinker C.S.C.!

December 13, 2014:  All graduates should arrive at 9:15 a.m. in Shewan Hall (lower level, Howard Stowe Roberts Cultural Life Center) for robing and further instructions.


Hotel and visitor information

If you still have questions, please contact the Office of Student Life.