FAQs

Q: What are the qualifications for participating in the May commencement ceremony?

A: In order to participate in the May commencement ceremony, undergraduate students must be within 6 credits of completing their degree at the end of the Spring Semester or MOD 4. Graduate students must be within 3 credits of completing their degree in order to participate. Please check with your Academic Advisor/Academic Success Counselor to ensure that you have met all the requirements for graduation.

Q: Where is the ceremony held?

A: Commencement exercises will be held under a tent on the Great Lawn of Post University main campus located at 800 Country Club Road, Waterbury, CT 06723.

Q: When will I receive my tickets for graduation?

A: Tickets will be mailed out to students on April 11th, 2017.

Q: What if there is inclement weather?

A: Graduation will take place rain or shine! Please dress for the weather, and encourage your guests to bring rain gear in the event of inclement weather.

Q: Where will guests sit?

A: There will be limited guest seating under the tent and additional uncovered seating outside the tent. If you need handicap seating accommodations, please contact Jennifer Labate at jlabate@post.edu by April 29, 2017.

Q: Where should I park?

A: Parking for Commencement is located off campus. There will be shuttles from designated parking areas to campus before and after the ceremony. Please proceed to Chase Collegiate School, located at 565 Chase Pkwy, Waterbury to park.

Q: How many guests can I bring?

A: Because of space concerns, we ask that students earning an undergraduate degree invite no more than 4 guests and those earning a graduate degree invite no more than 6 guests. 

Q: How do I access the live virtual commencement feed?

A: Simply go to  post.edu/livestream starting at 10 a.m. (graduate) or 3 p.m. (undergraduate) on May 13th, 2017.

Q: Can non-online students access the live stream commencement?

A: Yes, all members of the Post University community as well as anyone else interested are invited to view our virtual commencement.

Q: Is there a fee to participate in the virtual commencement?

A: No.

Q: When will I receive my diploma?

A: After the verification of final grades has been completed, diplomas for May graduates will be mailed at the end of May to those students who have fulfilled all of their course requirements.  Diplomas will be mailed to the same address that you included on your graduation application. Your diploma will not be released if you have any type of outstanding obligation with the University (i.e., library fees/overdue books, account balances, etc.).

Still have questions? If you need additional information, or if we can assist you in any way, please do not hesitate to contact the Registrar’s Office at 203.591.7123, or send an email to graduation@post.edu