Commencement Program Review

Commencement program proofs for 2012 are provided below. CHANGES ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED. Do not submit changes; contact Student Academic Services with any questions.

Corrections Needed? Choose all that apply*:


Your Student ID*

Your requested name as you'd like it to appear in the program*
If you submit a name that differs from your official student record as seen in jwuLink, you must submit a name change request form to SAS; otherwise, your name request will not be honored.

Graduation Date*

Graduation date = term in which you finish your final program requirements.

Commencement = annual graduation ceremony; if you are degree seeking, you may attend in May if you have a spring schedule and a graduation date of spring, summer or fall for the same year (or you recently graduated in fall or winter).


Degree that you are referencing*


* Denotes required fields

Please note: APPROVED changes will be processed and then made viewable in updated program proofs. See deadlines and dates above.


Having your name listed in the program does not confirm degree completion.

Degrees are awarded approximately four business weeks after a graduation term has ended. Diplomas are mailed approximately two to four business weeks after degrees have been awarded (students who have outstanding financial obligations or unreturned library materials, however, will be blocked from receiving their diplomas until holds have been cleared).

When determining honors for publication purposes (i.e. commencement program, newspaper releases, etc.), the student's GPA and completed coursework at the end of the winter term of the current year is used for students completing their remaining course requirements in or following the spring term.

  • Latin honors are issued upon graduation to undergraduate students based on final individual grade point averages (cum laude=3.40-3.60; magna cum laude=3.61-3.80; summa cum laude=3.81-4.00).
  • To be recognized as a University Honors Scholar or as an Honors Scholar, undergraduate students must complete all requirements as published in the Honors Program Handbook. Honors students' records will be reviewed and eligibility for Honors designations verified by Student Academic Services. Any questions regarding this process should be directed to Dr. Michael Fein, Honors Program Director, at
  • Alpha Beta Kappa is a national honor society which recognizes superior student academic achievement, character and leadership. Students must be invited to join this honor society. Any questions regarding eligibility should be directed to Michele Forand at 401-598-4743.Providence Campus Commencement Program Review