Winthrop University: Records & Registration - Undergraduate Commencement/Graduation

Commencement Information

We look forward to celebrating the achievements of our students.

Click on the Graduation Term for information:


TWO IMPORTANT Events for FALL 2019:

Commencement 101 Information Session:
Tuesday, October 8 at Dina's Place (DIGS) 11am-12pm

Commencement 101 Information Session is for all Undergraduate Degree Applicants.  Come learn more about the final weeks leading up to graduation and receive information regarding the commencement ceremony such as check-in, seating, photography,  and other ceremony proceedings.



Tuesday, October 23 10am-2pm & Wednesday, October 24 4pm-7pm at the Bookstore Commons in the Winthrop Bookstore.

At this event you will be able to purchase your  cap/gown, invitations, etc.; learn more about alumni benefit; and be able to ask graduation questions to Records & Registration staff.
After this date, students may still purchase caps, gowns, and invitations directly through the Bookstore.

Undergraduate Graduation Checklist:

  • Submitted graduation application to the Office Records and Registration
  • Completed senior survey  (Senior Survey will be emailed the week of graduation to all degree applicants)
  • Ordered cap and gown (December or May)
  • Ordered announcements (December or May)
  • Completed Cultural Events requirement
  • Completed a Perkins Loan Exit Interview (if you received a Perkins Loan)
  • Cleared your account balance at Winthrop prior to graduation

Last Updated: 9/12/19