Future Commencement Ceremonies
Edgewood College is a symbolic ceremony provided for students, faculty, and
families in celebration of our students’ accomplishment. Edgewood College holds
a single commencement ceremony in May of each year.
Commencement Ceremony Eligibility
degrees are to be posted in January have the option of attending the
commencement ceremony in May prior to the degree being complete, or, in the
following May, after the degree has been earned. Students who anticipate
graduating in May or August of a particular calendar year, are eligible to
participate in the May commencement ceremony of that same calendar year.
Graduates with degrees posted in January 2020 or students who anticipate
graduating in January 2021
Students who anticipate graduating in May 2020
Students who anticipate graduating in August 2020
Graduates with degrees posted in January 2021 or students who anticipate
graduating in January 2022
Students who anticipate graduating in May 2021
Students who anticipate graduating in August 2021
January and August accelerated post-baccalaureate Nursing
graduates, Marriage and Family Therapy students, as well as Doctoral students
may participate in May commencement
only following the successful completion
of their program
A student may only participate in one commencement ceremony
for each degree awarded. Any students seeking an exception to the above
commencement ceremony participation policy must be submitted in writing to
These cases are reviewed by the Registrar in conjunction with the Academic
Edgewood College does not use honors cords in
commencement ceremonies. Latin Honors, if awarded, will be recognized in the
commencement program and ceremony. Latin honors for commencement are based on
the last grading cycle in which the student was enrolled. Honors will be
updated after final grades are submitted and will appear on the official
transcript and diploma.
The commencement ceremony date is not the same as the date the degree is earned. Edgewood College awards degrees and posts them to student transcripts three times each year - January 10, May 25, and August 25.
For further information regarding eligibility or degree requirements, please contact the Registrar's Office at (608) 663-3256 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.