Getting Ready for Graduation FAQs
Q: What does the graduation fee cover?
A: It covers the cost of your cap and gown, tassel, diploma, diploma cover, and graduation programs. This fee is required even if you choose not to attend the graduation ceremony.
Q: Can you help me order my cap and gown?
A: The bookstore handles caps and gowns for graduating seniors. You can also ask them about invitations and rings at 912.344.2603.
Q: What are honor cords or stoles? How do I get one?
A: Some organizations such as honor societies, greek-letter organizations, and the Honors program may present Recognition Cords or Stoles to wear at the ceremony. Students must be a member of these organizations in order to receive cords or stoles.
Q: I will not be able to attend graduation. What do I need to do?
A: Candidates for degrees are expected to attend the commencement ceremony. If you cannot attend, please email Armstrong.Graduation@armstrong.edu and request to graduate in absentia. Your email should include your name, student identification number, and any special delivery instructions for your diploma.
Q: How many people can I invite to my graduation?
A: Currently, there are no restrictions placed on the number of guests a student may invite to commencement.