Cap & Gown Pickup

This is a distinguished ceremony, which calls for academic apparel (caps and gowns) and appropriate dress.
Questions about cap and gown may be directed to the Office of Registration at 585.594.6596.

Pick up in Rinker Community Service Center
lower level, Room 150

 Thursday,  December 14       11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  Friday, December 15              11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Guest tickets you have not yet picked up, will be packaged with your cap and gown.

There will not be a rehearsal for the Commencement Ceremony
All graduates should arrive by 9:15 a.m. to the Howard Stowe Roberts Cultural Life Center,
Shewan Recital Hall
for robing and further instructions.


Special Assistance
If you, as a STUDENT GRADUATE, have need for special seating due to use of a wheelchair or other mobility restrictions, or you are in need of a sign language interpreter, please call the Registration Office 585.594.6596 by December 8, 2017.

When Will I Receive My Diploma? It is anticipated that the diplomas will be mailed to graduates by February 16, 2018. 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.