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University of the Pacific - Commencement 2014


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Commencement Program
Events Schedule
College of the Pacific &
University College
Diploma & Hooding Ceremony
1:00 P.M. at the Alex G. Spanos Center on May 10, 2014
Graduates and Faculty assemble at 12:00 P.M. at the southeast entrance of the Alex G. Spanos Center.

Please refrain from bringing any air horns, noise makers, balloons or whistles to any Commencement day ceremonies.

SpeakerWendell Philips Center exterior
The College of the Pacific diploma & hooding speaker is a graduating student.  Each of our 18 Department Chairs recommend a student speaker who is invited to speak before a selected committee of a COP Dean, 3 faculty members, and a staff member.  Three finalists are chosen to return for a final speech from which the graduation speaker is chosen.  Please contact your faculty advisor if you wish to be considered.

Awards Reception: 

Graduation Reception
May 10, 2014

We cordially invite you to attend a special reception for our graduates and their families. The reception will be held outside the Northeast enterance of the Alex G. Spanos Center immediately following the Diploma & Hooding Ceremony on May 10, 2014. We look forward to seeing you there.

Student Information
Please refer to the COP Dean's Office description of what COP students need to know to better prepare for May 10th's Commencement and Diploma & Hooding ceremonies.

Name Pronunciation Cards

If you feel your name is likely to be mispronounced when you are called up to the stage during your Diploma & Hooding ceremony, then it is imperative that you send the phonetical spelling of your name to College of the Pacific's Commencement Coordinator before April 30, 2014.  Please e-mail this information to Patti Ianni, pianni@pacific.edu at your earliest convenience.

After Graduation
Once graduation is complete, there are still items that may need your attention, or that of the graduate.  Items in orange are links to additional information.

When does diploma arrive?
Diplomas are mailed to the address specified on the Application for Graduation, 3 to 4 months after the semester in which you graduate. If your address changes, it is your responsibility to inform the Office of the Registrar of this change. Returned diplomas will be kept on file five years and then destroyed. There is a fee for a replacement diploma borne by the graduate.

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