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Winter Commencement Ceremony
Regardless of the weather on Saturday, December 17, 2016 the ceremonies will proceed as stated below.
If you are concerned with the traveling conditions from your area you can watch the ceremony from the comfort of your home via our live stream (http://bloomu.edu/graduation/live). The live stream will be functioning 10 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony.
Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016
Graduation will be held in the Haas Center for the Arts, Mitrani Hall
- 10 a.m. — College of Education, College of Liberal Arts
- 2:30 p.m. — Zeigler College of Business, College of Science and Technology
Tickets are required for the graduation ceremony. Doors open about 1 hour before the ceremony. Seating will be on a first come-first served basis. There will be no extra tickets available.
Student Line Up
In Haas Center for the Arts on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016
- 9 a.m. — College of Education (Room 166), College of Liberal Arts (Room 116)
- 1:30 p.m. — Zeigler College of Business (Room 166), College of Science and Technology (Room 116)
Graduation Verification Session
Any student who plans to participate in the December graduation ceremony should plan to attend the Graduation Verification Session Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Student Services Center Lobby. Graduating students can verify their graduation information, obtain their name card, honor cord if eligible, and instructions for the ceremony, and receive their tickets for guest admittance.
Financial Aid Exit Counseling
Federal Stafford Loan recipients must complete Financial Aid Exit Counseling prior to graduation. Federal Perkins Loan (National Direct Student Loan) recipients must arrange an exit interview through the Business office, Waller Administration Building, prior to graduation. Call 570-389-4588 for more information.
No Information Release
If a student has stipulated that no information may be released concerning university records, a written release must be submitted to the Registrar's office, Student Services Center 150, to print their name in the commencement program. Students who do not wish their information to be released are excluded from post-commencement distribution of graduate lists to the media.