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BACCALAUREATE – Saturday, May 4, 2013 in the Sherman Center at 9:30 a.m.
This is a traditional worship service associated with graduation. All graduates, their families, and guests are invited to attend. Students should meet in the Village at 9:00 a.m. in caps and gowns.

COMMENCEMENT – Saturday, May 4, 2013 at the Corn Palace at 1:00 p.m. All graduates, their families, and guests are invited to attend. Students should meet in the City Armory (adjacent to the Corn Palace) at 12:00 noon on Saturday, May 4, 2013, ready to line up in caps and gowns. With the aid of Faculty Marshal – Jerry Luckett, Assistant Faculty Marshal - Gretchen Rich, and the Junior Marshals, the graduates will be lined up for procession into the Corn Palace. Graduates process in single file and the Marshals will direct seating. There is no rehearsal for the ceremony.

Graduation Application:
The graduate application process consists of submitting a completed Commencement Application and appropriate degree graduation form. Both forms should be submitted to the DWU Business Office no later than Nov. 30 for May, June or August completion, or by March 31 for December completion.

The graduation application does not indicate that all requirements have been completed, but that the student intends to graduate.

The Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies are scheduled once a year, following the spring semester. The provost’s office Vice President for Academic Affairs and Academic Dean's Office schedules and coordinates these ceremonies. Please contact the provost’s office Dean's Office at (605) 995-2645 emgeorge@dwu.edu for further information about times and dates of these ceremonies.


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