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Graduation Information

 

May 2014 Commencement
Wednesday May 21, 2014
Liacouras Center

May 2014 Conferment
Friday May 16, 2014
Bobby Morgan Arena

 

 

Other Graduation Information

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Petition for Graduation

 

Petition for Graduation
All students who plan to graduate must submit a petition to graduate. Submitting a petition is mandatory to meet the requirements to graduate as stated in the Student Handbook.
The deadlines to submit a petition to graduate are given below.
The Graduation petition is on Webadvisor.

Petition Deadlines:

Graduation Date

Petition Deadline

January 10, 2014 September 6, 2013
May 16, 2014 - Professional Degree Programs Bachelor Degree Conferment January 24, 2014
May 21, 2014 - Commencement January 24, 2014
   
July 11, 2014 May 16, 2014
September 12, 2014 July 7, 2014
November 14, 2014 September 5, 2014

Diploma Distribution
Students participating in the Bachelor’s Degree Conferment Ceremony (Bobby Morgan Arena)
Diplomas will not be distributed at the ceremony. Diplomas will be mailed directly to degree recipients approximately 4-6 weeks after the ceremony. Please make sure that the Registrar's Office has a valid address to mail your diploma to by completing the Diploma Address portion of the BS/BSHS petition.


Students receiving a degree in May and participating in Commencement (Liacouras Center)
Diplomas are not distributed during the ceremony. Diploma pick up is immediately following the ceremony at the Liacouras Center. Diplomas are only released to the graduating student.


Students receiving a degree in May and not participating in Commencement
The Registrar’s Office will deliver diplomas via UPS approximately one week after Commencement. Please be sure that the Registrar’s Office has a valid current address. Note: UPS will not deliver to a PO Box. If the addressee is not present to receive the delivery, UPS will leave the package at the door.
Graduates may pick up the diploma in person, but need to call the Registrar’s Office at 215.596.8813 to make arrangements. Graduates will be required to show a valid picture ID (such as a USciences ID or Driver’s License).


Other Graduation Dates The Registrar’s Office orders diplomas from the printer on the actual date of graduation for non-May graduation dates. The printer provides the diploma to USciences approximately six to eight weeks after receiving an order.
The Registrar’s Office will then deliver diplomas to graduates via UPS. Please be sure that the Registrar's Office has a valid current address prior to your graduation date. Note: UPS will not deliver to a PO Box. If the addressee is not present to receive the delivery, UPS will leave the package at the door.
Graduates may pick up the diploma in person, but need to call the Registrar’s Office at 215.596.8813 to make arrangements. Graduates will be required to show a valid picture ID (such as a USciences ID or Driver’s License).


Contact your College with questions or requests:

College of Graduate Studies
a.annunziato@usciences.edu

Samson College of Health Sciences
chs-gradinfo@usciences.edu

Misher College of Arts & Science
mcas-gradinfo@usciences.edu

Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy
mchbp-gradinfo@usciences.edu

Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
pcp-gradinfo@usciences.edu

 
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