DC Metro 2016 Commencement Ceremony Information

Congratulations 2016 Graduates! 

2016 DC Metro Commencement Ceremony: June 25, 2016

WHO:  Any student who has completed the coursework for and received approval from the appropriate Faculty Chair for graduation from an Associate, Bachelor's or Master's degree program. Please note that we do not recognize those who have earned Certificates at the ceremony. Students must complete and have approved a Petition to Graduate form. If you have questions about the Petition to Graduate, please contact your Academics department. In addition, undergraduate students are to make appointments with their Success Support Advisor and Career Services to complete their Graduation Checklist.

LOCATION: Crystal Gateway Marriott

TIME:  Graduates are to arrive at 8:30 am
Guests will be admitted after 9:00 am
Ceremony begins promptly at 10:00 am

Commencement Ceremony Registration
RSVP deadline is May 15, 2016

Directions and Transportation

June 25, 2016 Commencement Ceremony: Crystal Gateway Marriott
Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA  22202

Directions can be found on the Marriot website, click here
The Crystal Gateway is accessible via Metro - Blue Line, Crystal City station

Caps, Gowns, Tassels and Ceremony Regalia

All students MUST have a cap, gown and tassel to participate in the commencement ceremony.
Cap, gown, tassel and master's hoods are to be ordered through Jostens.  Class rings diploma frames and graduation announcements are also available for purchase via Jostens should you chose.

Orders can be placed through the Jostens website or via phone on 1-800-854-7464. Regalia must be order by May 15, 2016.
DeVry Graduates, click here.  
Keller Graduates, click here.   

Graduates currently or former members of the Armed Forces, please indicate such on your Commencement Registration. You will be given a colored cord to wear at the ceremony.  Thank you for your service.

Graduates who earn honors will be notified.  Honors graduates will be given a red (Associates) or yellow (Bachelor and Masters) cord to wear in the ceremony. 

*Master's graduates must have the correct hood

Commencement Ceremony Photographs

A professional photographer will be set up during the commencement ceremony to take a picture of each graduate as they receive their diploma from the President of DeVry University.  Photographs can be purchased through the company website, www.gradimages.com

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