Fall 2012 • Apply for a degree
The only way to apply for a degree is through the portal (look for the "Apply for a Degree" heading under "Student Academics").
Fall 2012 • Update your address (if off campus spring semester)
Studying off campus this spring? Finishing your classes in December? Be sure to give the registrar’s office your spring address; otherwise, your Senior Salute packet will be mailed to your parents’ address.
February 13-14, 2013 • Attend Senior Salute!
Library Lobby, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. each day
Note: Attending Senior Salute is required in order to participate in the Commencement ceremony (unless you are studying off campus for spring semester)
February 15, 2013 • "100 Days to Graduation" celebration
3:30–4:30 p.m., Chapel Undercroft
This celebration for seniors only is hosted by the Alumni Association during uKnight week. There will be a brownie bar and prizes.
April 1, 2013 • Professor of the Year award nominations due
Submit to K4L (Knights for Life) at the alumni office, Youngsma Center
April 1, 2013 • Immunization history requests due
Health Services can provide an up-to-date immunization record—something that comes in handy for graduate school applications, for certain job requirements, or for future medical history questions. To request this record, stop by Health Services or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, student ID number, local address, and phone number.
Spring Break to Exams • Senior Gift
Leave a legacy; make a contribution to the class gift at www.calvin.edu/go/seniors.
April 12, 2013 • Commencement ticket order forms due
These forms were provided at Senior Salute. Replacement forms are available at the box office. Ticket requests must include any requests for special seating (e.g. wheelchair access) or other accommodations (e.g. sign language interpretation) for you or your guests.
April 17, 2013 • Honors Convocation
7:30 p.m., Covenant Fine Arts Center
Honors Convocation will be broadcast online for parents who are unable to attend.
May 1, 2013 • Perkins loan exit interview
If you have received a Perkins loan, complete an online exit inverview through University Accounting Service at https://www.uasexit.com. Contact Crystal Gabrielse in financial services with questions.
May 1-17, 2013 • Complete senior survey
In order to pick up your cap and gown, all grads must complete the senior survey. Instructions to complete the survey »
May 3, 2013 • On-campus housing reservations due
If your parents wish to stay in the residence halls, those reservations must be made via the box office by May 3.
May 6–17, 2013 • Commencement ticket pick-up
Graduates may pick up their Commencement ceremony ticket orders from the box office. Note: Student ID required.
May 10, 2013 • Parent Breakfast ticket orders due
If your parents wish to attend the Breakfast for Parents of Graduates, those orders are due to the box office by May 10.
May 16–17, 2013 • Cap and gown pick-up
9 a.m.–4 p.m., Covenant Fine Arts Center 222
May 16–18, 2013 • Commencement celebration events
See the Commencement weekend schedule for details
May 18, 2013 • Zero Day: Senior Breakfast celebration
Includes presentation of the Professor of the Year Award
9 a.m., Commons Dining Hall
Since there is no Commencement rehearsal, grads must attend the Zero Day senior breakfast to receive instructions about where to line up and processional/recessional format. Students can also clarify pronunciation of their name with those who will be reading names during the ceremony.
May 18, 2013 • Commencement ceremony and reception
2 p.m., Van Noord Arena
Graduates must report for the processional line-up by 1:30 p.m. Overflow seating for family and friends will be in the Covenant Fine Arts Center or the Chapel. There will be a punch and cookie reception on the Commons Lawn following the ceremony.
May 18, 2013 by 5 p.m. • Commencement robe return
Graduates must return their robes to Hoogenboom Room 204 by 5 p.m. Grads may keep their cap and tassel.
October 1, 2013 • Student e-mail accounts close
See the IT grad list for details