Information for Graduates

  • This information is designed to answer your questions as you finalize your plans for graduation. Contact us at 814-871-7401 if you have additional questions.

    Cap and Gown (Academic Attire) 

    Academic attire will be worn for the ceremony. Caps and gowns may be picked up in the Registrar's Office from December 8th through December 12th, 2014 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Special Needs

    Any graduate with special needs who requires arrangements for attendance or participation in Commencement events should contact the Registrar’s Office at 814-871-7614.

    Additional Information

    A professional photographer has been hired to take your picture as you enter and exit the stage. You will receive a proof within a few weeks. Graduation announcements are currently available to order at the Gannon bookstore. Students who feel their names may be mispronounced should contact the Office of the Provost at (814) 871-7401 to provide correct pronunciation.

    If you have any questions, please call the Provost's Office at 871-7401 or the Registrar's Office at 871-7614.


    Do you want to see your photos displayed during the commencement ceremony? If so, please email us a photo of yourself or your friends that are graduating in December. Send all photos to and we will add them to the slideshow.