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    Dear Graduate/Degree Candidate:

    It is my understanding that you recently received or will be receiving your degree from Monmouth University. Congratulations! I applaud you for attaining this significant goal in your life. Students who have completed their degree requirements during the summer 2016 sessions or the fall 2016 semester will be recognized at the University's Winter Commencement. Please take a moment to review the information noted below:

    • Winter 2017 Commencement will be held on Friday, January 13, 2017, at 1 p.m. in the Ocean First Bank Center. If necessary, Saturday, January 14, at 1 p.m. has been reserved as a snow date
    • There is no fee to participate in Commencement.
    • Students choosing to participate in Commencement are expected to remain until the conclusion of the ceremony. Please review the section pertaining to Commencement Decorum when making your decision whether or not to participate in Commencement.
    • Cap and gowns may be ordered through the WEBstudent menu under the heading, "Graduation". This site will be available Wednesday, November 9 through Monday, December 12.
    • Five guest tickets will be distributed to each graduate participating in Commencement.
    • Guests without tickets may view the ceremony from the Rebecca Stafford Student Center.
    • Disability parking and accommodations are available for guests in wheelchairs/walkers and one person to assist. Please call 732-571-3417 by Wednesday, January 4, to reserve seating in this area. Please note accommodations for seating are limited. Parking for those with a disability is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis.
    • GradImages, a professional photography service, will be at Commencement to photograph graduates. Please see the section pertaining to Photography Services.

    Please review all the sections relating to Commencement for further details. Information regarding picking up guest tickets and cap and gowns will be available at a later date. I hope this information is helpful and you will be able to join us on January 13. Please do not hesitate to contact my office (732-571-3417) with any questions.

    Mary Anne Nagy
    Vice President for Student Life and Leadership Engagement
    Chair, Commencement Planning Committee