December 18 , 2010 Commencement Information
PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE:
THE DECEMBER 18, 2010 WILL BE HELD AT 11:00 A.M.
Information will be emailed to graduating students in late October.
Please check your Missouri Western email for this important information.
|Congratulations on your nearing
On December 18, 2010, during Missouri Western State University’s commencement ceremony, degrees will be conferred on all students who have completed graduation requirements in the fall semester of 2010.
Keep checking your
Missouri Western email for important information and updates.
Information will also be emailed to the graduates in late October.
Call your records coordinator listed below to make changes to your address or
make your own changes online in your secure profile area.
If you have questions…
- Regarding regalia (cap and gown), call (816) 271-4234.
- Regarding graduation eligibility, contact your graduate records
- Judy Chambers (816) 271-4589 (if your last name begins
with A – Gre)
- Rose Ann Pearl (816) 271-4230 (if your last name begins
with Gri – O)
- Karen Keller (816) 271-4231 (if your last name begins
with P – Z)
- Graduation announcements, please contact the Barnes & Noble Bookstore at (816) 271-4457.
- If any physical accommodations are necessary for the graduating student, please contact Academic Affairs at (816) 271-4234.
December 18, 2010 Commencement Preparation
ANNOUNCEMENTS - More announcements coming soon!
If you would like to order personalized announcements online, you can view the selection options and place your order on the following web site: www.herffjones.com/college/
Please note: You do NOT
order your own cap and gowns for commencement. They are pre-ordered for
you and picked up at a later date at the bookstore.
Caps, gowns and hoods for those receiving Masters degrees will be special ordered. You will be contacted regarding sizes and you will be notified when the orders have arrived. You should make sure your mailing address is updated and also check your
Missouri Western email for information.
A Note From the Photography Company
ATTENTION ALL GRADUATES: You will soon be graduating! We want you to know that you and your family will not have to worry about trying to capture that special moment of receiving your diploma. As the official photographer, Grad Images will be there to capture it for you.
Please pre-register your permanent email address, as well as those of family members. You will be notified within 72 hours after the ceremony with online ordering
information and digital proofs for your viewing. Please take a moment to view the pre-registration link to receive further information:
www.gradimages.com - click on the pre-registration tab and enter the school name (Missouri Western State University) then enter your email information.
Grad Images will contact respective graduates directly. If you do not receive your proof, or if you have questions regarding the photographs, please contact Grad Images by calling (800) 261-2576.
Candidates for certificates and degrees must wear robes without added adornment such as markings on mortar boards, beads or flowers. If you wear additional adornment, it will be taken away before you enter the arena floor.
Degree candidates who will graduate with honors wear stoles, which will be distributed during line-up information on the day of commencement. Honor graduates are identified in the commencement program.
Graduates will receive a diploma cover on the day of the ceremony with a congratulatory note from President Robert Vartabedian. The Registrar’s Office will mail your diploma approximately 4-6 weeks after your graduation term to the address listed on your graduation application. Please be sure your mailing address is updated.
Official transcripts with graduation information and the MWSU diploma will not be released if any financial obligation exists with the University.
Missouri Western’s Alumni Association
Congratulations and welcome to the Missouri
Western Alumni Association! As a graduate of Missouri Western, you join an organization of nearly 20,000 people from all 50 states. As a member of the Alumni Association, you will receive Western magazine twice a year, access to the Griffon Alumni Online Community, and opportunities to gather and connect with fellow alumni. For more information on what the Alumni Association has to offer you as a graduate, go to www.missouriwestern.edu/alumni or www.griffonalumni.org.