A "Graduate Fair" will be held at the College Store on March 22-23 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm CDT where graduates may place orders for cap and gowns as well as other graduation items. Cap and gowns may be picked up at the College Store beginning May 2 to May 7. These will be the student's to keep and need not be returned. Graduates may also sign up for graduation photos which will be taken on Friday May 6. Please contact the College Store at 219.866.6391 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding this material.
Students who have borrowed money under the Federal Stafford Loan Program or Federal Perkins Loan Program are required to do an electronic exit interview for each program they have borrowed from by April 15. E-mails with exit details will be sent to students' SJC e-mail accounts.
Balances from the March 31 statement must be paid in full by 3:00 pm CDT on May 4.
Students who have not completed exit interviews or paid their balances will have their diplomas held.
Those not present for Commencement will recieve their degrees by mail following the May 7th ceremony.
Students must be registered for either the Summer or Fall term to participate in graduation ceremonies.
The College Store will be open on Friday, May 6th from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm CDT and on Saturday, May 7 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT.
There is limited seating for the graduation ceremony - no reserved seating available.
If you require handicapped seating for the graduation ceremony, please indicate this in your response on the reservations web form or contact Ernest Watson at email@example.com. Seating available for individual and one other person.
All students living in residential housing need to complete the check-out/move out process by 6:00 pm CDT on Saturday, May 7.
A new Comfort Suites is scheduled to open in Rensselaer at the intersection of Interstate 65 and Highway 114 (next to the the Holiday Inn Express) at the beginning of April. We will update this information when the hotel opens. UPDATE (3-21-2016) We recently found out that the new hotel opening is delayed -- it will NOT be available for Commencement weekend.
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