Winter Class of 2016 / Spring Class of 2017

Greetings Graduating Class:

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Point of Contact:

Students can contact Trelaunda Beckett – Senior Class Advisor at tbeckett@udc.edu, 202.274.6415, text her at 202.510.2180.


Important Info

****NOTICE: The best entrance at the Convention Center for Commencement is the L Street entrance.****

Congratulations!!! YOU made it!!! Spring 2017 Commencement has arrived!!!   Thank you to all those who attended the graduation rehearsal!!!  It was great!!!!!!  If you missed the rehearsal, please see the attached graduation decorum.  It provides vital information that you need to know about Commencement!!!!

Senior Class Gift:

The Class agreed to present to the university a projector for one classroom per college, including the community college. Donations may range from $5.00 to $20.00.  Please access the link below to submit your donations to the class gift.  Link is on the UDC Foundation’s webpage.  If you are unable to access link, please cut and paste into your internet browser.  *Remember, please keep this confidential.  Class gift will be announced at commencement.

https://secure.qgiv.com/for/udcfoundation/restriction/25Classof2017

Graduation Exit Survey:

Please complete the Graduation Exit Survey to tell us about your experience at the university. This survey will take the place of the SLS Exit Survey as noted on your graduation checklist. Google link is below.

Final Commencement 2017 Reminders

Your Spring 2017 Commencement will take place on Saturday, May 13, 2017, 10:00 AM, Walter E. Washington Convention Center.  Commencement Speaker is Sheila Johnson, Co-Founder of BET Network and CEO, Salamander Hotels and Resorts.

Regalia (cap, gown, hood and tassel) Pick-up:

Regalia is now available for pick up (Grad Finale Pre-orders) and purchase at the Van Ness Campus Bookstore, Building 38, A-level.

The Van Ness Campus Bookstore will be open during the following dates and times for regalia pick up and purchase:

Special business hours-Monday, May 8 – Friday, May 12, 2017

Monday, May 8-9:00 AM-6:00 PM

Tuesday, May 9-Thursday, May 11-9:00 AM-7:00 PM

Friday, May 12-9:00 AM-3:00 PM

*Please be advised regalia will not be available for pick up or purchase on Friday, May 12.  If you are unable to secure regalia by Thursday, May 11, then you will be able to pick up or purchase regalia at Commencement on Saturday, May 13 (cash only regalia purchases are allowed).  Regalia is required for participation in the Commencement Ceremony.

Invitation Distribution Schedule:

Invitations are still being distributed.  If you have not received your invitations, you can pick them up on Friday, May 12, Van Ness Campus, 11:00 AM-6:00 PM, Student Center, Tower Lounge, Level B.  Photo identification is required.

Name cards and university honor cords distribution:

Name cards and university honor cords (cum laude, magna cum laude and summa cum laude) will be available for pick-up from the Office of the Registrar, Van Ness Campus, Building 39, A-level beginning Wednesday, May 10 – Friday, May 12, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM;

Degree Pick up:

Information regarding degree pick up will be located in your degree cover.  Degree cover will be given to you at Commencement.

*Special note from the class advisor:

Remember everything that we discussed in our class meetings and graduation rehearsal.  The Winter Class of 2016 and Spring 2017 are classes with style and elegance.  We are going to show DC what we are made of!!!  I am very proud of you, your dedication to your professional life and all of your hard work.  Commencement is the day we celebrate you!!!J

**If you know of students who are not receiving my communication, please forward this email to them and ask them to send their email address to Ms. Beckett.  Communication from the class advisor is sent to students’ UDC email account.  Also, check your clutter box for emails.

***Information from the class meeting is also posted on the class website, www.udc.edu/student-life/graduating-seniors

****Commencement information is located at https://www.udc.edu/commencement/.


Class Meeting Highlights:

Senior Class Gift:

The Class agreed to present to the university a projector for one classroom per college, including the community college. Donations may range from $5.00 to $20.00.  Please access the link below to submit your donations to the class gift.  Link is on the UDC Foundation’s webpage.  If you are unable to access link, please cut and paste into your internet browser.  *Remember, please keep this confidential.  Class gift will be announced at commencement.

https://secure.qgiv.com/for/udcfoundation/restriction/25Classof2017

Graduation Exit Survey:

Please complete the Graduation Exit Survey to tell us about your experience at the university. This survey will take the place of the SLS Exit Survey as noted on your graduation checklist.

Final Examination Period:

The official final examination period for graduating seniors has begun!  Remember, grades are due online to the Office of the Registrar by May 2nd.  Good Luck!!!! You can do it!!!! Don’t forget to ESS, Eat, Sleep and Study!!!!

*If you know of students who are not receiving my communication, please forward this email to them and ask them to send their email address to Ms. Beckett. Communication from the class advisor is sent to students’ UDC email account. Also, check your clutter box for emails.


Notes/Agenda Class Meetings

April 22, 2017

March 25, 2017 – Spring 2017 Exit Counseling Info

February 25, 2017

January 28, 2017

March 12, 2016

Novebmer 21, 2015

October 17, 2015

Senior Newsletter

4/22/17

3/25/17

2/25/2017

1/28/17

3/12/16

11/21/15

10/17/15


DATES TO REMEMBER

LAST class meeting will take place on Saturday, April 22, 2017, 10:00 AM, Van Ness Campus, Student Center, Heritage Hall, Level B.


Advisor:  Trelaunda Beckett, 202.274.6415, tbeckett@udc.edu

Senior Pictures: Earl Howard Studios, 202.582.1100

Class Rings, Jostens.com/college, all rings sold on campus will be sold at a discount, rings ordered through the Jostensweb will not be sold at a discount. Jostens: UDC Site


Jostens Regalia

Regalia Prices – updated

Academic Hood Colors  – Click image to enlarge.


Request for US Embassy Letter for Seniors

This form is for International Students who are inviting relatives to commencement from outside the US. The form needs to be completed and submitted to the Office of the Registrar.


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Application for Graduation

Graduation Requirements

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