Cap & Gown Pickup

This distinguished ceremony calls for academic apparel (caps and gowns) and appropriate dress. Questions about cap and gown? Please contact the Office of Registration at 585.594.6596 or

Pick up in Roberts Wesleyan College Bookstore
Voller Athletic Center, upper level
May 8-10
9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
F: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Guest tickets you have not yet picked up, will be packaged with your cap and gown.  You will also recieve line-up information and photographer information.

There will not be a rehearsal for the Commencement Ceremony.  On May 11, all student graduates should arrive to the Rinker Community Service Center 45 minutes before your ceremony is scheduled to begin for robing and further instructions.

Special Assistance

If you, the STUDENT GRADUATE, need special seating due to use of a wheelchair or other mobility restrictions, or you need a sign language interpreter, please contact the Registration Office: 585.594.6596 or, by May 3, 2019.


When Will I Receive My Diploma? It is anticipated that the diplomas will be mailed to graduates by July 15, 2019. Please notify the RWC Registration Office 585.594.6220 if you have had an address change after completing the Application for Degree form.


A professional photographer will take a photo of you and President Porterfield as you cross the platform. The photographer will take a second photo of you after you cross the platform. A flyer, available when you pick up your cap and gown, will provide instructions should you choose to purchase these photographs.