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    Student Checklist

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    Academic Regalia

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    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Ceremony Dates

February In Absentia 2015 Convocation

Check back soon for information on when and how to apply to graduate at the February In Absentia Convocation.


    Attending graduates will have their portraits taken at Convocation, and Western will provide each a 5x7 photograph free of charge after the ceremony. Students are required to pre-register online here where they can select their ceremony date and time.

    Students who did not pre-register should visit the Photography/DVD page for details on how to obtain their free photo.

    Students can preorder their 2015 Spring Convocation DVD here, or order DVDs from prior years.

    For more information, see the Photography/DVD page.

    Diploma Pick-Up/Mailing

    Did you miss Autumn Convocation? You can still get your diploma. See your options in the Your Diploma section for more information.

    Visit the Western YouTube channel to view recent Convocation addresses!