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Commencement

FALL COMMENCEMENT 2020

Undergraduate Ceremony

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Master and Doctorate Ceremony

Sunday, December 20, 2020


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APPLY TO GRADUATE & DIPLOMA QUESTIONS

If you have any questions in regards to the application to graduate, see Registrar's website: Registrar

GRADUATION MASS

Our Baccalaureate Mass is scheduled for 8 am on Saturday, December 19 for undergraduates & 8 am on Sunday, December 20 for master and doctorate graduates. Questions? Contact Campus Ministry at cministry@css.edu.

CAP & GOWNS

Each regalia set includes a gown, cap, tassel and stole. The set costs are: Doctorate - $94.95, Master (Graduate) - $52.95, Bachelor (Undergrad) - $49.95. We will be accepting orders in September. Contact saintsshop@css.edu or call (218) 723-6622 with questions.

CEREMONY DETAILS

We are working on bringing you more details soon. Contact the Commencement Committee if you have questions at commencement@css.edu.

CELEBRATION RECEPTION LUNCH

The reception is planned to take place on Saturday, December 19, 11 am - 1:30 pm for undergraduates and on Sunday, December 20, 11 am - 1:30 pm for master and doctorate graduates. All graduates eat free of charge. Online payments for guests will be available in September. Contact: Alumni Association, alumni@css.edu; (218) 723-6071.

COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY RSVP

The College of St. Scholastica uses MarchingOrder for their ceremonies. The MarchingOrder website will be open in September.

DEGREE OF GRATITUDE

Has there been someone who has gone beyond the call of duty to support you in the pursuit of your degree? Why not send them a Degree of Gratitude as a way of saying, "thanks". Order up to three, FREE printed certificates. We will begin accepting orders in September.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

The College is currently working with local hotels for discounted rates for our graduates and their guests. Once the details are available, we will post the hotel accommodations here.

PHOTOS

Grad Images will take photos before, during and after the ceremony. Pre-register herePhotographer

WILL I EARN HONORS?

Undergraduates: A student whose cumulative grade point average is 3.90 or above graduates with highest honors (summa cum laude - blue and gold, double cord). A student whose cumulative grade point average is between 3.70 and 3.90 graduates with great honors (magna cum laude - blue, double cord). A student whose cumulative grade point average is between 3.50 and 3.70 graduates with honors (cum laude - gold, double cord). A minimum of 48 St. Scholastica credits are required to graduate with highest honors, with great honors or with honors; all 48 must be graded credits. A Dean's list of full-time students achieving a 3.75 grade point average is published each semester. Honors will be determined one 8-week term prior to the Commencement ceremony for display in the Commencement program.

Graduates: Latin Honors are not awarded to students in Masters and Doctoral level programs.

HONORS CORDS (Bachelor Graduates only)

If the Registrar determines you qualify for honors, you may purchase your honors cords through the Saints Shop. Contact saintsshop@css.edu for additional information on pricing and availability of honors cords.

VETERANS CORDS

Those who have served in the US military are gifted with a red, white, and blue honor cords to wear at commencement. Contact Jessica Johnston at jjohnsto@css.edu for more information.