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Summer Graduates

Commencement is held at the end of Fall and Spring terms. Students are eligible, pending adviser approval, to participate in the commencement ceremony held at the end of the term in which degree requirements will be completed. Summer graduates may participate in the following Fall commencement ceremony or in the preceding Spring commencement ceremony if they will be within 9 hours of degree completion at the end of Spring term and have applied for graduation by the first day of Spring term. Graduation staff will notify you if your adviser has determined you are not eligible to participate in commencement. Students may not participate in more than one commencement ceremony for the same degree. Arrangements for caps and gowns must be made through the University's Bookstore on-line pre-order form atwww.siue.edu/commencement. Participation in a commencement ceremony does not guarantee that your degree requirements have been completed. Information on commencement is available at www.siue.edu/commencement.